In the last two days, the police registered two fresh murder cases in the district. On Monday, the police said the body of a 35-year-old man was found inside a public toilet on the Palani Road. The identity of the man was not yet established. The body was sent to the Government Hospital. In the second incident, which came to light in the early hours of Tuesday, the body of an unidentified man was found in a plastic drum dumped in an abandoned well near Thomaiyarpuram. Preliminary investigations revealed injury marks in the neck of the deceased. In the last five days, the district witnessed five murders.

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