Chennai, Sept 4 (BPNS)
Four people of a family including two women were hacked to death at Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu on Sunday evening.
According to police, Senthil Kumar, a trader in Tiruppur had questioned a gang of men on their consuming liquor at his vacant plot. A quarrel ensued and the men who were high on spirits, hacked Senthil Kumar with machete and sickles .
Immediately, the family members of Senthil Kumar tried to rescue him but the gang attacked all of them mercilessly and all the four succumbed to injuries.
The deceased were identified as Mohankumar, Rathinambal and Pushpavathy other than Senthil Kumar.
The Palladam police reached the spot and sent the body of Senthil Kumar for postmortem while the villagers did not allow the bodies of the others to be transported from the spot.
Police said that they are probing into the motive behind the brutal murders and suspect an old employee of Senthil Kumar, Venkitesan and his gang behind the brutal act.