Coimbatore, Jun 30 (PTI) Three persons were arrested here today on charges of murdering a snack vendor at Vasiapuram, 45 km from here, police said. Also Read - Bihar Junior Doctors on Indefinite Strike, Demand Higher Stipend

Sudhakar (50) who was selling snacks on a bicycle was fatally assaulted by the inebriated trio two days back after an argument over not paying money for the food they purchased. Also Read - Heart-Wrenching Sight: Father Hugs Dead Child in UP After Being Allegedly Refused Treatment At Govt Hospital | Watch

Hearing about the incident, Sudhakar’s wife rushed to the spot and with the help of locals, too him to the Pollachi Government Hospital. Also Read - Vizag Cop Drags-Beats Half-Naked Doctor Who Complained About Lack of PPE Kits, Police Calls Latter 'Mentally Unwell'

After first aid, he was admitted to the Government Hospital here last night. However, he died on admission, police said.

Based on a complaint from the woman, police traced the whereabouts of the trio and arrested them today.

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