Youth murdered in clash at marriage in Jammu

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Jammu, Mar 1 (UNI) A youth was murdered during a clash between two groups of a marriage party near Jhajjar Kotli last night, some 30 km from here, police said today.

The police said the deceased, identified as Ashok Kumar (25), a resident of Manwal, was objected to consumption of liquor by his associates when they were accompanying the marriage party from Saruinsar to Kangrail.

''The youths had a scuffle over an issue and the deceased was attacked with wood logs and beaten to death,'' the police told UNI.

Kumar died on the spot. His body was shifted to Government Medical College for post-mortem.

The police rushed to the spot and arrested all the accused while they were trying to flee.

The accused have been identified as Anil Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Kaka Ram, (groom's cousin), Kishore and Shoka.

Meanwhile, a murder case has been registered against them at the police station.

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