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Youth killed following argument over Rs 200

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.

delhi Updated: Jul 18, 2010 19:28 IST

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 continously. "Imran died on the spot," he said.

Mishra was arrested and a case of murder was registered against him.