Man kills friend to avoid paying debt

A 24-year-old man from Bangalore, South India, murdered his friend who was pestering him to repay his loan, reported Tamil Nesan.

The man had planned to dump the body in a forest.

Karthik Kumar, however, was seen dragging a body into Akkupet forest on Friday. Eyewitnesses alerted the police who found the body a day later.

The victim was identified as M.S. Kumar, 25. Karthik was picked up later. During interrogation, he confessed he had killed Kumar.

On Friday night, Karthik had invited Kumar for dinner and asked him to accompany him to the forest area. On the way, Karthik attacked him with a knife and killed him.