Ambalapuzha: In a suspected case of murder, a youth was beaten to death and his body was sunk in the sea by a gang of four. The police have taken two persons into custody in connection with the case are searching for the missing youth in the sea.
The police are yet to confirm if it is a case of murder as the youth is still missing and his body has not been recovered.
The missing youth has been identified as Manu (27), son of Manoharan and a resident of Randuthai Veliyil in Paravur. Around 9.30 pm on Monday, Manu got into an argument with a group of four men at a bar near Punnapra Paravoor. Following this the gang reportedly beat Manu to death and sunk the body in the sea.
Based on the statements of the accused, the police are searching for Manu in the sea.
Manu’s father Manoharan had filed a man missing complaint. During investigation, police found CCTV footage from the bar showing Manu being beaten up by the gang.
Following this the police took two men into custody.