Staff Reporter

ERODE: Bungalow Pudur police have arrested four persons on charges of murdering a woman and her daughter. According to the police, Selvaraj (32) along with Thangam (25), Veeran (26), and Jagannathan (28), murdered Santhi (41), and Mythili (21). The four persons carried out the crime at the behest of Karuppanna Gounder of Kanakkampalayam, near Gobichettipalayam. Santhi was Karuppanna Gounder’s third wife. Selvaraj was his son from second marriage. The Police attributed the crime to property dispute. Further investigations are on.

Killed in accident

A contract worker in a private factory in Mettur was killed on the spot when a van hit him near Karumalaikoodal on Sunday.

Police said that the deceased was identified as Singaravelu (22). Van driver Babu (32) was arrested.