Fish vendor murdered
A 52-year-old fish vendor was hacked to death by a gang in full public glare in Medavakkam on Monday.
The police identified the victim as Srinivasan, 52, a fish vendor living with his family in Medavakkam. On Monday morning, he was waylaid by a gang. Even as he ran to escape, the gang chased him down, hacked him using long knives and fled the scene.
The Pallikaranai police sent the body to the Government Hospital in Chromepet for post-mortem.
Police suspect that previous enmity between him and the gang in fish vending business as a possible reason for the murder.