Nagpur: Nandanvan police have rounded up a 21-year-old youth for allegedly thrashing his friend with an iron rod as he failed to bear victim’s witty remarks during the friendly a meet, on April 24, this year.
According to police, complainant Siddharth Smrutinand Mishra (21), a resident of Achivat Colony, Umred road, went to meet his friends Harshal and accused Rahul Dudhankar (21), both residents of Ramna Maroti Square, near NIT garden, on April 24. At around 7 pm, when the trio was engaged in conversation, Siddharth cracked a joke on Rahul, to which he asked Siddharth not to repeat the same. However, Siddharth kept on cracking several jokes and passing witty remarks on Rahul, which triggered an argument between the duo. Subsequently, Rahul went inside his house to get an iron rod, while Siddharth and Harshal were busy in the conversation. As soon as he came out, he started beating Siddharth black and blue with an iron rod, injuring his severely.
Harshal then rushed his friend to a nearby hospital and alerted Siddharth’s family.
Following the compliant of Siddharth, Nandanvan police booked accused Rahul under Sectons 326, 506 of the IPC and started the investigation.