Kozhikode: A quarrel over movie tickets led to the killing of a security guard at a multiplex here on Monday. Satyaprakash, 50, security guard at PVS film city at RP Mall, was beaten up by two youths who had a tiff with the reservation counter clerk at the theatre. Satyaprakash tried to intervene and pacify the youths, when they turned on him and thrashed him.
Satyaprakash, hailing from Kozhikode, collapsed after the assault and he was rushed to a private hospital where he was declared brought dead. His body was shifted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital for post-mortem.
Reservation counter clerk Vipin, who was also assaulted, was admitted to hospital with serious injuries.