Daily wage labourer murdered

M. Murugan (45), a daily wage earner, was found murdered at Cheyyur in Kancheepuram district on Wednesday morning. A resident of Vellimedu, he left home on Tuesday morning, but did not return home.

He was found dead on the Thanneerpandal – Cheyyur road early on Wednesday with his throat slit, in a pool of blood. Investigations are on.

Murder suspect

hacked to death

D. Manikandan (32), a suspect in a murder case, was killed by an armed gang in Tirukkalimedu, Kancheepuram, on Tuesday night.

Police sources said Manikandan, an autorickshaw driver, was waiting at a provision store on Veera Shivaji Street, when a four-member gang, armed with knives, surrounded him and stabbed him.

He was severely injured and bled to death while being taken to the Kancheepuram District Government Headquarters Hospital.