Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,17 Apr 2014

Two arrested for beating a man to death for music

Hindustan Times  New Delhi , December 31, 2010
First Published: 00:57 IST(31/12/2010) | Last Updated: 00:59 IST(31/12/2010)

Two brothers were arrested for allegedly beating a 27-year-old man to death when he refused to turn down the volume of a song he was playing on his mobile phone in Naraina, the police said.

Advertisement

On Thursday police arrested the two brothers — Dileep Kumar and Sanjay — for the crime. Sanjay is an autorickhsaw driver and has two criminal cases against him. The victim identified as Aslam, a casual labourer, was eating eggs at a roadside stall in Naraina when the incident took place on Sunday night.

While eating, Aslam was also listening to music on his mobile phone. He had switched on the loudspeaker. Three men came to the stall and asked Aslam to turn down the volume.

When he refused and altercation occurred between them and the accused beat him up with a wooden staff lying nearby,” said Sharad Aggarwal, deputy commissioner of police (southwest).

Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Delhi: HIV patient gets 7 years' jail for robbery

A Delhi court has sentenced an HIV-positive man and his wife to seven years in jail for robbery and house trespassing. The court said there were no grounds for leniency on account of health since such crimes were on the rise and needed to be curbed.

Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved