Tamil Nadu

Three held for murder

The police have arrested three persons on charges of murdering a history-sheeter in Pattabiram on Tuesday night.

According to the police, Kakkan, 38, was a resident of Bajanai Koil Street, Ayilacheri, in Pattabiram. Around 9.30 p.m. on Tuesday, he was found dead with cut injuries at Kidarithangal.

The body was sent for post-mortem and a case registered in the Poonamalee police station limits. A special team was formed to crack the case.

According to the police, it was found that Kakkan was had chain snatching cases against him in Poonamalee, Thiruverkadu, Madhuravoyal, Pattabiram and Nazarthpet.

A few months ago, he moved from Poonamalee to Pattabiram. In 2017, he was booked under the Goondas Act by the Nazarathpet police and released in January this year.

When he was living in Poonamalee, he developed enmity with Alex. On Tuesday, Kakkan spotted Alex while walking on Pattabiram Main Road and attacked him. In the clash that ensured, Alex and his accomplices Satish Kumar and ‘Eli’ alias Sundar killed Kakkan.

The police have arrested Alex, Satish Kumar and Sundar.

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