Gang murders DMK man
KARIAPATTI: Peralam DMK town secretary Panneerselvam was hacked to death near Narikudi in Virudhunagar district on Friday night.<b..
KARIAPATTI: Peralam DMK town secretary Panneerselvam was hacked to death near Narikudi in Virudhunagar district on Friday night.
According to sources, three cases of murder were pending against Panneerselvam (56) of Nathamthoppu village in Tiruvarur district. Fearing attacks by his rivals, he had been hiding in the residences of his relatives and friends outside the district.
On Friday, he came to Poovakani village near Narikudi around 10 pm. When he was seated at the entrance to the village, 15 persons on 12 motorcycles, wearing police uniforms, surrounded him and hacked him with sickles and fled the spot after making sure that Panneerselvam was dead.
Narikudi police, who were informed of the murder, recovered the body and sent it for postmortem to the Aruppukkottai GH and are on the look out for the murderers.