Rival gang suspected in man's death

CUDDALORE: Balamurugan (26), reportedly involved in several criminal cases, was found dead with knife injuries on his person, on the terrace of a school building at Vallambadugai near Chidambaram on Monday.

The police said the deceased, a native of Vallambadugai, had committed crimes at Chidambaram, Sirkazhi, A.K.Chathiram, Bhuvanagiri, and Annamalai Nagar.

Recently, he came out on bail in a murder case.

The police believed that a rival group had hacked Balamurugan to death.

The body was taken to hospital for postmortem.

A hunt is on for the culprits.

Special Correspondent

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