STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Medical rep’s body dug out from Palar riverbed

Published: 07th December 2012 10:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2012 10:15 AM   |  A+A-

The body of a 25-year-old medical representative, Sivakumar of Cheyyanur, in Cheyyar Taluk, was exhumed from the Palar riverbed near Vannivedu, in Walajapet on Thursday.

The body was handed over to family members. Sivakumar was murdered by his friends when he had gone to hand out his marriage invitation cards on November 29. Sivakumar was planning to get married on December 3 at Kancheepuram.

Sivakumar’s body was exhumed in the presence of Walajapet tahsildar and the post-mortem was performed by a team of doctors from the Government Hospital at Walajapet.

The mysterious disappearance of Sivakumar took a new turn when his friend Aravindan (23) and Aravindan’s friend Sivasankaran (25), both from Walajapet, surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate Court-I in Kancheepuram on Monday, stating that they had murdered Sivakumar.

The Brammadesam police took the duo into custody for three days for further inquiry.

The preliminary inquiry divulged that Aravindan (23) and Sivasankaran (25) had beaten Sivakumar to death after they had an altercation.

Police said, on the ill-fated day, Sivakumar had met Aravindan and Sivasankaran and had liquor, sitting on the Palar riverbed near Vannivedu.

While they were drinking, Sivakumar had spoken ill about Aravindan’s wife and her character. An enraged, Aravindan beat Sivakumar, who had retaliated. Aravindan’s friend Sivasankaran then came to the rescue of Aravindan and the duo beat him to death, the police officer said.

The duo had buried Sivakumar’s body in the riverbed. They confessed to the crime after police started investigating with his friends and relatives in Walajapet.



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.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp