Nagpur: A scrap dealer (Kabadi) was stoned to death in grisly manner by his own friend following a skirmish after having liquor. The accused murderer, who has not been identified, went absconding after the incident that occurred in the dead of night on Monday (September 7).
The deceased, Manoj Hemraj Dharde (28), resident of Rambag, was enjoying liquor with the accused friend near Rajabaxa Hanuman Mandir. After a glass or two, a brawl erupted between the deceased Manoj and the accused. The brawl took the worst turn when the unidentified accused rained blows after blows on Manoj’s head with the help of heavy stones. After the cold-blooded murder, the accused fled the scene and went absconding. Imamwada PI Tawde and API Mohankar along with a team of policemen rushed to the spot after receiving information and started their probe. After establishing identity of the deceased the body of Manoj was sent to GMCH for post-mortem.
A murder offence has been registered against the unidentified accused and a hunt is on to nab him.