20-year-old kills roommate

20-year-old kills roommate

The KP Agrahara police have arrested a 20-year-old youth on charges of murdering his roommate by hitting him on his head with a pressure cooker at their residence in KP Agrahara.

According to the police, the deceased has been identified as Akhtar Hussain, 29, a helper in a confectionary shop.

The accused Nasim Ahmed was employed as a security guard. They both hail from Assam and were living in the City since the last five years. They were residing in a single room in KP Agrahara.

On Wednesday night, the duo were in an inebriated state and got into a fight over certain money matters.

In a sudden fit of rage, Ahmed took a cooker and hit Hussain on his head. Hussain collapsed on the floor. Ahmed, who was also in an inebriated state, went to bed.

On Thursday, a few of his friends came home and noticed that the door open. They tried to wake up Hussain and found that he was bleeding. They shifted him to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to injuries on Friday morning.

Their friends informed the police, who nabbed Ahmed, while he was trying to flee from the house. He confessed to the crime and has been arrested.

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