VELLORE: An 18-year-old teen was found murdered in Ammankuttai burial ground near Vellore on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Jeeva alias Jeeva Ratnam of Salavanpettai.
The police said, “Locals saw him last on Wednesday night, travelling with his cousin Saravanan and his associate in a bike. We will enquire of them shortly.” The body was found with bruises and cut injuries. A case was registered in Vellore south police station and inquiry is on.
Police officials detained 120 members who have criminal background as preventive measures in Vellore district on Wednesday.
Among them 46 were habitual robbers, 64 members have serious criminal charges and remaining members with various charges.