Fight over sewage pooling; Man beaten to death

In a fight over sewage pooling, a 45 year old man resident of Lala Garden Street, Mylapore was beaten to death by his neighbour.

According to the police, Murugesan, 45 would allow sewage from his house to flow and collect in front of his neighbour Dayalan’s house. The duo have been arguing over this issue for a long time. On Wednesday night, in a fight over the same matter, Dayalan’s son Anandhan beat up Murugesan.

Murugesan was taken to the government hospital at Royapettah where he succumbed to his injuries. The police have arrested Anandhan.