AIADMK councillor, husband hacked to death

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 00:10

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.

First Published: Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 00:10

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