A tea vendor was found murdered at Karaiyiruppu near here on Tuesday evening.

Police said Paulpandi (55), a tea vendor from Karaiyiruppu under Thatchanallur police station limits, was found murdered in the same area on Tuesday evening. During investigation, it was found that Paulpandi had murdered his father-in-law Arunachalam in a family dispute.

Hence, the police suspect that Arunachalam’s relatives might have murdered the vendor.

Thatchanallur police have registered a case.

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