P. Ezhumalai (51), a farmer of Annanagar in Ettivadi village was beaten to death on Tuesday morning.
According to police, there was a land dispute between P. Ezhumalai and the family of V. Ezhumalai (30) belonging to the same village. V. Ezhumalai and his mother Govindammal, went to P. Ezhumalai’s house.
On the way, they saw him in front of a field. They picked up a quarrel with him, following which they beat P. Ezhumalai with a wooden log on his head. He died on the way to hospital.