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PMK man hacked to death near Chengalpattu

The deceased was Manoharan of Anumanthapuram in Singaperumal Koil near Chengalpattu. He was a businessman and was also holding a posting in the Pattali Makkal Katchi

PMK man hacked to death near Chengalpattu

CHENNAI: A 33-year-old PMK party member was allegedly hacked to death near Chengalpattu on Monday night. His relationship with a woman constable is believed to be the reason behind the murder.

The deceased, Manoharan of Anumanthapuram in Singaperumal Koil near Chengalpattu was a businessman and a functionary of the Pattali Makkal Katchi.

On Monday evening, Manoharan went to attend a meeting of the PMK party in Maraimalai Nagar and after that he went to Kondamangalam village to meet one of his friends.

Police said around 10 pm, when he was returning to Singaperumal Koil on his bike, a group of men came on two bikes followed Manoharan and intentionally rammed his bike near Anumanthapuram.

After Manoharan fell on the road, the gang took out knives and sickles and started to attack him. Even though Manoharan tried to run away, the gang managed to follow him and attacked him. Later they escaped from the spot after confirming his death.

The Maraimalai Nagar police who visited the spot retrieved the body and sent it for autopsy to the Chengalpattu GH. The investigation revealed that Manoharan was in an affair with a woman police constable in Guduvanchery. The woman was living separated from her husband.

The woman’s family had warned Manohar many times to discontinue his relationship, but Manoharan didn’t obey. Police suspect he might have been murdered for the same reason.

On Tuesday the Maraimalai Nagar police arrested Arun Kumar, Abinesh, Boobalan and Shanmugasundaram in connection with the murder and further investigation is on.

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