India: TN Lawyer Allegedly Hacked to Death Over Derogatory Facebook Posts

April 7, 2017

Chennai Police said on Thursday said that a lawyer was murdered in Kancheepuram district over a dispute on Facebook.

On Wednesday night, a gang of five men allegedly hacked to death M Chandrasekar in front of his house in Vellaikulam, around 90km from Chennai, according to a report by A Selvaraj in The Times of India.

An investigating officer said that Assistant Superintendent of Police N Shreenatha, along with his team, have nabbed the culprits, but it is not clear how many have been detained.

The officer added that a local thug in Kancheepuram is believed to have masterminded the murder.

There was an argument between Chandrasekar, who is also a DMK worker and a repeat offender Thaniga and his brother over local body polls, the report states.


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