A money lender was allegedly murdered by an 15 member gang including 3 juvenile due to previous enmity in Madurai on Wednesday night.
The preliminary inquiries revealed that the murder occurred owing to previous enmity.
Around fifteen persons including three juvenile offenders were suspected to have indulged in the murder and have been pickedup for interrogation. Two knives were seized. Moreover, the investigation team was reviewing CCTV footage to find leads.
It all started in 2016, when Karthik, a friend of Raja, the victim, turned foe following a series of cock fights, in which the cock of Sridhar of Mettutheru, Manmalai, Pudur, won. As enmity between Sridhar and Karthik grew, Sridhar was murdered. Pudur police have filed a case and investigating, sources said.