Burdwan: After being denied money for alcohol, a youth was beaten to death by his friends. The incident occurred at Nadanghat in Kalna. The main accused has been identified as Sukumar Halder. According to police, Sukumar and few other youths of the area demanded money from the victim named Sovan to buy alcohol. When he refused he was mercilessly beaten up by the youths.
He was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries on Saturday while his treatment was underway. Police have arrested the main accused Sukumar and is looking for the other accused in the murder.