A watchman of a Primary Agriculture Cooperative Bank at Thiruvenkatam was shot dead by an unidentified person, according to the police. The body of M. Ramaraj (43) of Naduvaipatti near Thiruvenkatam was found on the bank premises with a bullet injury on the chest.

The incident came to light when his daughter went to the bank on Wednesday morning after her father failed to return home. An empty cartridge has been recovered. — Staff Reporter

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