A petty row followed by a drunken brawl between friends, resulted in the death of a 28-year-old man in Bengaluru after he was allegedly bludgeoned on Monday.
According to a report in Deccan Chronicle, Srinivas, a resident of Ragigudda who worked as a labourer, was drinking with six of his friends at J P Mara Slums, following which an argument broke out.
As the argument got heated, one of the victim's friends along with four others smashed him to death with a brick, and fled from the spot.
Locals saw Srinivas lying in a pool of blood and called the police.
The murder is said to have occurred at about 2 pm, and a manhunt has been launched to find the accused in the case.
A case under section 302 of IPC is registered with Mico Layout police, and a probe is underway in this regard, the DC report adds.