In a drunken brawl outside a bar-cum-restaurant at Maddilapalem, a 30-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his friend on Monday evening.
According to Three Town (MVP Zone) inspector Vidyasagar, the victim Killaparthi Sreenu, autorickshaw driver and resident of Shivajipalem, and his friend had come for drink. After both got tipsy, they came out of the bar and engaged in an argument, which led to a fight. In the process the friend picked up a stick and hit him on the head from behind. The victim was taken in an ambulance to King George Hospital with bleeding head injury, where he was declared brought dead, said the inspector. As per initial investigation, the accused was identified as D. Ramana. ‘The accused is yet to be apprehended and we are investigating the case,’ said Mr. Vidyasagar.