Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: Police arrested a 25-year-old man on charges of murder in Avadi on Wednesday.

Police said that Govardanan of Poompozhil Nagar, Avadi, allegedly had an illicit relationship with a married woman. When her husband objected to it, Govardanan was said to have attacked Kannan (27) who died on the spot.

Based on a confession from Govardanan, police registered a case of murder.

Woman knocked down

A 28-year-old woman employed in an information technology firm was fatally knocked down by a lorry near Saidapet court on Tuesday night.

Police said the victim Subha was returning home with her colleague on a two-wheeler.