PMK functionary murdered in Erode

Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 19:16

Erode (TN): A local functionary of the
Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) was murdered allegedly by a gang
of at least four persons, police said on Sunday.

Selvam (45) of Pazhayapalayam in Surampatty area of the
district was murdered last evening when at least four persons
entered his two-wheeler repair shop and stabbed him with
knives, police said.
Selvam died on the way to hospital.

Police said the culprits escaped in a van, adding that
there was no political motive behind the murder.

Selvam had a few days ago warned some persons who were
involved in eve-teasing, and this could be the reason behind
his murder, they said.
Police have registered a murder case against the
unidentified culprits.


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First Published: Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 19:16

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