Three men held for death of labourer in drunken brawl

Thomas (Special correspondent) 

The Kothanur police on Sunday arrested a gang of three construction labourers who had escaped to their native Assam after beating one of their colleague to death over a drunken brawl at a construction site on January 1.

The accused has been identified as,Anthony Singh, Kishan Yekka and Niranjan turki along with three of their associate working at an under construction site and staying at the same place.

Senior officer told media persons,The accused would get drunk and create ruckus all night , which irritated Murugan,31,from Tamil Nadu who was also living in the building.

on January 1, Murugan objected them for creating ruckus and shouted at them to keep quiet.

Enraged by this the accused had a heated argument and later attacked him with cricket bat and escaped leaving the profusely bleeding Murugan behind .

Few labourers noticed Murugan in a pool of blood with severe head injuries and taken to hospital where he succumbed later .

Based on the complaint,the Kothanur police registered a case of murder and track down the accused to their native where they has escaped and hiding.

The accused have been booked under murder and remanded to judicial custody while efforts are on to track down three others he added.