Trio Arrested for Mechanic's Murder

Published: 15th February 2016 10:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2016 10:53 PM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI:: Three persons were arrested in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old mechanic allegedly over business rivalry in Padappai near Chengelpattu. The victim, Santoshkumar (21) who runs a two wheeler service center was hacked to death on Sunday night.

Investigations revealed that the deceased had business rivalry with another mechanic, Saravanan (24) who also runs shop nearby. Saravanan, who had earlier threatened Santosh kumar to close business, along with his friends, Yuvaraj (32) and Karthik (25) hacked Santoshkumar to death. The three were remanded in custody.

Stay up to date on all the latest Chennai news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp