Police have arrested 4 people on Tuesday for killing a private company employee near Madukkarai. An investigation is underway into whether it was an act of vengeance.
Aruchamy hails from the Bodipalayam area near Madukkarai next to Coimbatore. His son Ramesh (23) was working in a private company in Karumathampatti. He had gone out with friends and was returning home on Monday night.
At that time, some persons obstructed Ramesh at Bodip[alayan near Madukkarai and suddenly cut his neck, abdomen and shoulder with a billhook and stabbed him to death. Madukkarai police registered a case and were investigating the incident. A special team was also set up to look out for the perpetrators.
In this situation, police interrogated Raghu Krishnan (22), Udhayakumar (28), Santhosh (25) and Sanjeev Kumar (24) from the same area on suspicion. It was revealed in the investigation that the four had murdered Ramesh. Following this, the police arrested 4 people.
Manikandan also killed Jeevanandam in a dispute over drugs in the Bodipalayam area last June. The police are investigating whether both incidents are correlated.