A 30-year-old construction labourer was clubbed to death allegedly by his friend in a drunken brawl at Marasandra village in Bangalore Rural police station limits on Saturday.

The incident came to light when passers-by noticed the body of Ramajani and informed the police.

The police rushed to the spot and conducted enquiries to find that the deceased was last seen with his friend Nataraja, a driver.

Nataraja has gone missing since Saturday night, the police said.

The police suspected that the two consumed alcohol and had had a fight following which Ramajani was killed, the police said.

The police have taken up a case of murder against Nataraj. A search is on.

Gutted

A plastic godown located at Goriplaya in JJ Nagar was gutted in a fire that broke out on Sunday.

Fire and Emergency Services personnel rescued 10 people who were trapped in the second floor of the building.

According to the Fire and Emergency Services officials, five fire tenders were pressed into service after fire broke out in the first floor.

The officials suspected that a burning cigarette butt may have caused the fire.

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