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Youth found dead at Ashoka Rd roundabout

A 27-year-old man was found murdered at a roundabout in Ashoka Road here on Monday. The deceased, identified as Santosh, was hit repeatedly with a large stone, leading to severe injuries on his skull. The identity of the accused has been ascertained, but he is yet to be tracked by the police, said a police official.

fountaAccording to the police, Santosh’s body was discovered around 8.30 am lying near a in at a park in the roundabout near Patel Chowk. He was a labourer and worked in nearby areas. On Sunday night, Santosh had entered into a heated argument with a friend, which soon turned into a scuffle. The friend then allegedly picked up a stone and hit Santosh on his head several times. When Santosh collapsed and turned motionless, the friend fled the scene leaving Santosh in a pool of blood. Both of them were reported to be in an inebriated state, said the police official.
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