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Hyderabad: Man killed in fight over chicken curry at engagement ceremony

Hyderabad: Man killed in fight over chicken curry at engagement ceremony

HYDERABAD: In a shocking incident, a Hyderabad man was killed in a fight over a chicken dish at an engagement ceremony on Monday.

According to reports, the incident occured at around 1:30 AM at a function hall in Hussaini Alam area near Charminar.

The police said that an argument took place between two groups at the dining table when a couple of guests who wanted chicken dish to be served felt insulted over the delay and also by some remarks made by the other group.

After the dinner, the group returned with some 15 people, some of whom were armed with knives. They attacked the hosts, killing a youth, Anwar, on the spot. Another youth, Sohail, was injured and admitted to hospital. The attackers also allegedly entered the women’s section, leading to panic. A police officer said they had taken three accused into custody and were on the lookout for others.

The attackers also allegedly entered the women’s section in the hall, leading to further panic.

Police have taken three accused into custody in connection to the case so far and are looking for others.

(With inputs from agencies)