Staff Reporter

ERODE: A youth was murdered in Veerappan Chatram Police Station limits on Sunday evening. According to the Veerappan Chatram Police P. Selvaraj ( 26) of Jhansi Nagar was stabbed to death after a fight broke out between him and a rival gang.

The police said on Saturday evening Satheesh Kumar, Karthi, Manoj and Sarvan Ganesh had assaulted Selvaraj and his friends.

In response to the Saturday incident, Selvaraj and his friends went to a liquor shop where Satheesh Kumar and his friends were present. The wordy duel that broke out between the gangs ended in Satheesh Kumar and his friends stabbing Selvaraj to death, the police said. Selvaraj’s friends also sustained injuries.

A case has been registered in this connection and the police are yet to arrest the accused.