New Delhi: A 25-year-old man was beaten
to death allegedly by his friend in north Delhi following an
argument over Rs 200 the victim owed him, police said today.
The incident took place near Kourya bridge in Kotwali
area last night and the victim has been identified as Imran, a
senior police official said.
Jaishankar Mishra and Imran, who police claimed were
vagabonds, used to sleep beneath the bridge.
"Imran owed Rs 200 to Mishra who asked him to return
the money. They had a heated argument over this last night
which led to the murder of Imran," the official said.
In a fit of rage, the official said, Mishra allegedly
picked up a rod and beat Imran continuously. "Imran died on the
spot," he said.
Mishra was arrested and a case of murder was
registered against him.