Tirupati: Three held for beating man to death

Deccan Chronicle.

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A case was registered under relevant sections and the accused were sent to remand, the CI said.

According to CI Murali Nayak, the accused were identified as P. Kumar Swamy, his son P. Pavan and his co-brother Nepal. (Representational Image)

Tirupati:  Yerpedu mandal police on Tuesday held three men for allegedly beating a 45-year-old man to death at Papanaidupet in the district. The deceased has been identified as Pulusu Munaswamy of the village and was found to be a close relative of the accused.

According to CI Murali Nayak, the accused were identified as P. Kumar Swamy, his son P. Pavan and his co-brother Nepal.

The prime accused Kumara Swamy and the deceased Munaswamy are said to be brothers and were living in nearby houses.

A tiff began between the two brothers when the deceased failed to build a portion of the accused’ house, which was removed for laying a water pipeline to the house of the deceased. On Monday night, the three accused were involved in an altercation with the deceased on the issue and later, during a tiff, the accused beat Munaswamy to death.

A case was registered under relevant sections and the accused were sent to remand, the CI said.   

Meanwhile, in another incident, a 37-year-old man, identified as Muni Krishna died in an accident at Reppalpadu cross  on Tuesday. The biker slipped while negotiating a turn and hit an electric pole beside the road and sustained a severe head injury.

Before the police arrived on the spot, he passed away. Police have registered a case and further investigation is on.

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