New Delhi: A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his friend over a monetary dispute in north Delhi''s Kotwali area, police said on Wednesday.
The accused has been identified as Shyam, a native of Madhubani district in Bihar. He is a vagabond, they said.
On Tuesday, the police received information that a man''s body was lying in Daryaganj area. The face of the person was crushed, a senior police officer said.
Police found blood stained tiles near the dead body.
The police checked the CCTV footage of the area during investigation.
In one of the footage, a person was seen assaulting a man with tiles.
"The accused was apprehended who confessed to the crime," Deputy Commissioner of Police (north) Monika Bhardwaj said.
Interrogation revealed that the victim -- Aalam -- was the friend of Shyam. He alleged that Aalam was not giving his share of money which they had earned from a job, the DCP said.
Following this, on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, Shyam killed Aalam, police added. PTI