AIADMK councillor, husband hacked to death

A seven-member gang hacked to death a 45-year-old woman councillor belonging to AIADMK and her husband near here, police said.

Last Updated: Jun 28, 2012, 00:10 AM IST

Virudhunagar (TN): A seven-member gang hacked to death a 45-year-old woman councillor belonging to AIADMK and her husband near here on Wednesday night, police said.

Police said Dhanapandiammal and her husband were on their way to a temple on a two-wheeler,when the gang members who had followed them in a car,knocked them down and attacked them.

The Virudhunagar municipality councillor died on the spot, while her 50-year-old husband S R Nagarajan, an AIADMK functionary,succumbed to his injuries en route to hospital.
Shops in the town were closed down following the incident. Police are maintaining strict vigil.
PTI