Two men have been arrested for allegedly beating to death another man in a fit of rage over a disagreement during purchasing of gol gappas in northwest Delhi's Bhalswa Dairy area earlier this month, police said on Friday.

Police had on August 4 found Irfan lying unconscious at Kachchi Gali, near Singhaniya Glass warehouse in Bhalswa. He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead, said senior police officer Vijay Singh.

Preliminary inquiry revealed that Irfan, who lived in Rajiv Nagar, was dumped there by two unidentified motorcyclists.

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Further probe led the investigators to Swaroop Nagar police station area where a quarrel was reported between two groups of motorcyclists on the issue of purchasing of gol gappas on that day, he said.

On scanning the CCTV footage of the area, police identified the accused as Sunil Kumar, 21 and arrested him from his home in Bhalswa area. On his information the other accused, Lucky, 21, was arrested from Jahangirpuri area yesterday, the police officer said.

During interrogation, the accused admitted to beating Irfan to death over a disagreement while buying the snack, in a fit of rage, he added.