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History sheeter hacked to death in Ambattur

A 25-year-old youth was hacked to death by a gang in Ambattur on Saturday. Nine suspects, including a DMK functionary, have been arrested in this connection.

The victim has been identified as Udayakumar, 25, of Annai Indira Nagar, Surapattu. He was an employee of a private firm. The police had opened a history sheet on him as he was allegedly involved in an attempt to murder case.

The police said he and Moses of the same area had quarrelled six months ago. Udayakumar went to the house of Moses but only his mother was there. Moses, along with nine of his associates, reached the house after his mother called him. They took Udayakumar on a bike to a secluded place and hacked him to death, the police said.

The police sent the body to Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital for post-mortem.

The suspects were identified as D. Poovendran, 35, S. Saran, 19, a third year college student and son of a former DMK panchayat president, J Eliya Samuel, 22, M. Mukundan, 21, C. Manickam, 24, L. Franklin, 23, S. Vinoth Kumar, 40, B. Maris and A. Ramamurthy, 19. The police said a search has been launched for Moses, was reported to be absconding.


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