Shopkeeper hacked to death

Staff Reporter

ERODE: A shopkeeper was hacked to death in a village near Modakurichi here on Tuesday.

Police said Viswanathan (65) and his wife Saraswathi were working in their grocery shop, when an unidentified man stormed into their shop and hacked the couple.

They sustained serious injuries and were admitted to a private hospital in Erode. Viswanathan died at the hospital.

A case was registered.