Eight arrested for murder of history-sheeter

The Hindu Bureau

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Thursday, 8th June 2023
Page No. 4
Chennai Print Edition

The Maduravoyal police on Wednesday arrested eight persons for the murder of history-sheeter Rajesh.

The police said V. Rajesh, alias Thiruttu Rajesh, had several theft cases pending against him. He was travelling on his two-wheeler from his house in Nerkundram to Maduravoyal on Monday when the assailants surrounded his vehicle and attacked him with knives. Rajesh died on the way to the Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, the police said.

The police said prime accused in the case, Suresh, attended a function on Monday where Rajesh was present. The two had an argument and Suresh was allegedly assaulted. In retaliation, Suresh, along with his seven friends, murdered Rajesh, the police said.

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