Chennai: Minor among six arrested for murdering delivery boy

Inquiries revealed that V Mani and his friend Sekar, also his roommate, had recently quarrelled with Leander, their neighbour on the ground floor.

Published: 01st November 2021 04:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st November 2021 04:28 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

CHENNAI:  Thiru Vi Ka Nagar police arrested six persons, including a minor, for the murder of a Swiggy delivery boy on Tuesday. Police said on Sunday that they recovered three motorbikes, three knives and one mobile phone from the accused. 

According to police, the victim V Mani (35) was found unconscious at the Thiru Vi Ka Nagar corporation school ground. When police rushed him to a nearby government hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival. 

Inquiries revealed that V Mani and his friend Sekar, also his roommate, had recently quarrelled with Leander, their neighbour on the ground floor. Though the issue was resolved, Leander informed his friends G Ranjith alias Deepak (27) and R Aiyannar (28), who along with their friends M Karthikeyan alias ‘Kulla’ Karthik (26), K Chinnaswamy alias Chinna (22), a 17-year-old minor and J Jayasuriya alias Vijay (18), allegedly attacked Sekar at his home.

They also forcibly took Mani on their motorbike to the school ground and attacked him with a knife and fled. Police are on the lookout for the main suspect Leander while the others have been arrested. 

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