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Man found murdered on footpath; two held

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

An unidentified man was found murdered on a footpath in Bajaj Nagar area of Nagpur in Maharashtra in the early hours of Sunday, police said, adding that they have arrested two suspects for the crime.

The body of the man was found wrapped in a blanket on a footpath near Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), an official said.

Police suspect the man, whose identity is being established, was stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon after a drunken brawl on early Sunday.

The official said the two accused slept near the body as they were unable to move because of heavy consumption of liquor.

The incident came to light when the accused duo told a woman that they had killed a man, who in turn alerted police.

A case of murder was registered.

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First Published: Sun, December 15 2019. 22:40 IST