Nation Crime 17 May 2019 Coimbatore: Youth ki ...

Coimbatore: Youth kills friend in street brawl

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 17, 2019, 2:26 am IST
Updated May 17, 2019, 2:26 am IST
According to police, Suppan, a native of Mysore in Karnataka, was staying in his brother's house near Sinaganallur.
On Wednesday, Suppan reportedly went out to meet his friend and did not return home even after a long time. His body was later found lying near Singanallur bus stand during the early hours of Thursday, with his head smashed with a stone. The body was sent to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) for postmortem. (Representional Image)
 On Wednesday, Suppan reportedly went out to meet his friend and did not return home even after a long time. His body was later found lying near Singanallur bus stand during the early hours of Thursday, with his head smashed with a stone. The body was sent to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) for postmortem. (Representional Image)

Coimbatore: A 28-year-old youth was stoned to death by his friend over a quarrel in a drunken brawl near Sinaganallur in the suburbs of the city.

According to police, Suppan, a native of Mysore in Karnataka, was staying in his brother's house near Sinaganallur.

 

On Wednesday, Suppan reportedly went out to meet his friend and did not return home even after a long time. His body was later found lying near Singanallur bus stand during the early hours of Thursday, with his head smashed with a stone. The body was sent to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) for postmortem.

Singanallur police registered a complaint and started investigation. In a swift action, verifying CCTV camera footages installed in the bus stand, special sub-inspector Gunasekaran and a team arrested Sakthivel (27), a resident of Varatharajapuram Chettiyar Street.

During questioning, he admitted to the crime of murdering Suppan in a drunken brawl following a heated quarrel. He was produced before the court and imprisoned at the Coimbatore central prison.

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