India, Oct. 16 -- A 20-year-old man was bludgeoned to death with a stone in the early hours of Wednesday, near Sector 5, as a confrontation at a friend's birthday party turned violent. The body was found dumped in a cluster of bushes about a kilometre from the police station in the area.

The police said that a personal rivalry caused the alleged confrontation, which led to the man's murder.

The victim, identified as Rahul, alias Maadumal, was accused in two murder cases in 2014 and 2016, but was acquitted in both. He had been staying with his family in Krishna Colony, the police said.

According to the police, the incident was reported around 3am by others who had attended the party.

Rahul's father, Gajraj, said that around 6.30pm on T...