A group of people thrashed a man to death over a minor argument in South Delhi's Mehrauli during the Holi celebration on Wednesday. The victim was identified as 32-year-old Brajesh Kumar, a native of Khagriya in Bihar.
After getting information about the incident, the police reached the spot and found Brajesh dead. The deceased had injury marks on his head, a senior police officer said.
A probe revealed that a person named Siddharth, who was known to Brijesh, had gone to buy shampoo at a nearby shop and had some altercation with a person there, police said.
When Siddarth returned, the person whom he had a fight with, also followed him with some of his associates and engaged in a fight with Brijesh, Siddarth and another person named Shubham.
During the fight, the assailants hit Brijesh on his head with an iron rod, the officer said.
He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead. Legal action is being taken and all accused have been apprehended, police added.
(With PTI input)