Una, Oct 21 (UNI) A twenty-three-year old youth was beaten to death at Virbhadra Singh Chowk in the Una district of Himachal Pradesh today, police sources said.
Harsh Vardhan, a resident of the Chattarpur village of the district, was invited by his friend and other persons to Santoshgarh where he was beaten to death.
The sources said his body has been sent for postmortem examination at the Una district hospital.
Meanwhile, the situation in Chattarpur village was tense with local youth decrying the law and order situation at Santoshgarh.
They said a hand ful of goons were blatantly roaming in the streets of the town, particularly at the Vibhadra Chowk and the police was unable to control them.
The Police has arrested two youths, Ashu Puri and Raj Bir, both residents of Santoshgarh, for their role in boy's death and a case has been registered against them under Section 302 IPC.