STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Man hacked to death

Published: 15th November 2012 12:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th November 2012 12:42 PM   |  A+A-

A gang of armed assailants, who came searching for a youth, hacked his 52-year-old father to death at Marayamuttam near Neyyatinkara on Tuesday night.

 The deceased has been identified as Satheesh Kumar of S A Nivas, Chulliyoor, Marayamuttam. Two others, Ajayakumar, 40 and Arun Kumar alias Kannan, 28, suffered serious injuries in the attack.

 According to police, Sanoop, the son of Satheesh Kumar, was the actual target of the gang that had at least 15 members. They attacked the others as Sanoop was not at home when they arrived. Ajayakumar is the brother-in-law of the deceased and Arun Kumar, their neighbour. They were admitted to the Medical College Hospital. Though Satheesh was taken to Neyyatinkara District Hospital, he was declared dead.

 The attack took place when Satheesh Kumar and Ajayakumar were sitting inside a garage built near their house. The assailants used sharp weapons and Arun Kumar was attacked by the gang on their way to Satheesh’s house.

 Ajayakumar is differently-abled and was living with his parents at Aruvippuram. He had recently moved in with Satheesh’s family after his father was admitted to hospital with age-related ailments.

 A few weeks ago, Sanoop and Arun Kumar, along with some other friends, had picked up a fight with a group of people at the venue of a marriage. A police case exists against Sanoop and Arun Kumar in this regard. It is suspected that those people might have assigned the assailants to attack Sanoop in retaliation for that incident.

 Neyyatinkara police have taken one person into custody in connection with the incident and it is learnt that about 15 individuals took part in the attack. ‘’We have identified almost all of them. Among them, only two are having criminal background,’’  the police said.

 The cremation of Satheesh Kumar was held on Wednesday after post-mortem. Satheesh is survived by wife Anitha and Anoop, his second son, besides Sanoop.



Comments

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 newindianexpress.com 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 newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com 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. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp