Man from Tamil Nadu hacked in Vizag district
A person from Tamil Nadu was hacked to death in broad daylight near Nakkapalli Toll Plaza in Visakhapatnam district by a seven-member gang of assailants on Saturday. Police, with the help of locals, caught four of them and are investigating the reasons behind the killing.
According to police, the deceased was identified as Neelamegha Amaran of Madurai based on the the identity card that was obtained from the deceased. As Amaran stopped his car near the toll plaza, a group of persons who came in a SUV that stopped behind the vehicle came to him and attacked him with lethal weapons, initial reports said.
The attackers later fled in the SUV. Alerted by locals, police tracked down the vehicle and chased it as it moved towards Yelamanchili on the national highway. As the vehicle reached near Yelamanchili, the attackers abandoned the vehicle on the roadside and fled into the village nearby.
Police, with the help of residents of the village, could nab four of the accused while three others managed to flee.
In the preliminarily inquiry, police came to know that the victim and the attackers belong to Madurai area of Tamil Nadu.
The police are investigating the reasons behind the murder of Amaran.
The car that was involved in the killing of the man from TN |