A man was bludgeoned to death in a drunken brawl, because of his failure to repay Rs 10 to the murderer.
Lurku Saura, the victim of this brutal crime was a resident of Harchura Tea Estate in Balipara, Sonitpur district (Tezpur). The murderer is Suku Saura, a resident of Balipara and both the victim and the murderes are Adivasis (tea tribe). The police arrested Suku Saura and produced him in a court which put him in judicial custody.
The police have blamed liquor and a drunken brawl for the incident.
“Suku Saura had lent Rs.150 to Lurku Saura sometime back. Around 9 pm yesterday (Tuesday), the duo picked up a quarrel in a drunken state after Lurku returned Rs.140 instead of Rs.150 he had borrowed. During the altercation, Suku attacked Lurku with a bamboo club, inflicting grievous injuries. Both were drunk,” the police said.
The victim was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday morning.
(Representative image: ibtimes)
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