The two men were involved in the murder of32-year-old police informer on May 1

Two persons, including the gangster ‘Muttai’ Gopi, surrendered in a district court on Monday in connection with the murder of an autorickshaw driver.

The police said ‘Muttai’ Gopi (30) and K. Ashok (28), of Kodungaiyur, surrendered in the court in Tiruvallur.

Subsequently, the duo was lodged in the central prison at Puzhal.

On May 1, 32-year-old S. Saravanan (also known as Basha), a resident of Ambedkar street in Kodungaiyur, was hacked to death by a four-member gang led by Gopi at a leather industrial estate in Madhavaram.

The police had been on the lookout for Gopi in connection with an assault case and had tried to get information on his whereabouts from his acquaintances.

Saravanan was attacked by the gang for informing the police about Gopi’s hideout.

While a member of the gang, S. Magesh (27) was nabbed by the Kodungaiyur police a day after the murder, Gopi and Ashok surrendered on Monday. The fourth member, A. Paneerselvam (25) is still absconding.