Four members of a family were arrested on charges of murdering one of their relatives in Gudiyattam over a land dispute on Tuesday night. Natarajan (55), his wife Ramani (47), son Thangavelu (23) and daughter Saritha (30) were arrested in connection with the death of his brother Arumugam (40). Police said that Natarajan and his family members attacked him on Tuesday night following a property dispute. Arumugam, who fainted after being assaulted, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Following this a case has been registered against Natarajan and his family. They were arrested and remanded to prison.
Fish found dead in well, foul play suspected
Fishes in a private well in Sholinghur were found dead on Tuesday.
Chandran (42), a farmer of Ayilam village near Sholinghur was shocked to see the fishes dead in the well in his agricultural land. Following his complaint, police filed a case and an inquiry is being conducted on the grounds that some miscreants might have mixed fertiliser in the well water.