In a fight over the chicken dish, a group of 15 persons attacked and killed one person in the old city of Hyderabad after an engagement ceremony, police said today.
The attack took place around 1.30 am today at a function hall in Hussaini Alam area near the Charminar, police confirmed.
They said the attacker took place after an argument between two groups during dinner. Two members of the guests wanted a chicken dish to be served. But, they felt insulted when there was a delay in serving the chicken dish.
The guests were further enraged when the hosts made some snide remarks.
Police said, soon after the dinner, the visitors returned with 15 people, who were armed with knives. The hosts were attacked and a youth named Anwar was killed in on the spot.
Another youth identified as Sohail was injured and later admitted to the local hospital.
Meanwhile, the police have taken three of the accused into custody and are further investigating the case.