Kollam: A 52-year-old man was beaten to death over an argument over a cap in a bar here. The deceased has been identified as Raju (52), a native of Mundakkal. Police said Raju was hit by Bibin (25), a native of Vedikkunnu.
The incident happened on Friday at about 5 pm. The argument erupted after Raju took the cap from Bipin’s head. Both were drunk. Being enraged over this, Bibin beat Raju on face after recovering the cap from him. After being hit, Raju fell down to the ground and died on the spot. Soon after the incident, culprits fled the scene.
Raju is survived by his wife Molly and daughter Sheeja, a nursing student.