Staff Reporter

TIRUNELVELI: The Palayamkottai police have picked up two youths for allegedly murdering their friend.

Police said P. Raja of Rajakudiyiruppu near Palayamkottai, who was working as a carpenter at Coimbatore, went missing mysteriously on last January 27 when he had come to his native place for a temple festival.

Based on a complaint from the youth’s father Petchi, the Palayamkottai registered a case. The police found that Raja was murdered by N. Vishwa Sundar and N. Vijayamari of the same area as the victim refused to repay the money he had borrowed from the duo.