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Two held for killing co-worker during drunken spat

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Press Trust of India Mumbai
Two persons have been arrested for allegedly killing a co-worker following a tiff during a drinking session, a senior police official said Thursday.
The police had found the body of a man in his thirties near Bhaucha Dhakka wharf in Mazgaon area on March 25. He was later identified as Abdul Rehman, a ship worker.
After learning that Rehman and two of his co-workers had purchased beer from a nearby shop when he was last seen alive, police arrested Shivananda (34) and Raja Halder Wednesday night.
The two allegedly admitted that they had a fight over a trivial issue after getting drunk, and Shivananda hit Rehman on head with a cement block, causing his death.
The duo were booked under IPC section 302 (murder), the official said, adding further investigation was underway.

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 10:05 PM IST

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