Five held for killing witness in murder case
Personnel from the Pallikaranai police station on Wednesday arrested 5 accused for killing a witness in a murder case and dumping his physique.
According to the police, the sufferer A. Vinodh, 26, of Medavakkam, went lacking a number of days in the past. While investigating the grievance given by his brother, his physique was discovered close to a Tasmac liquor outlet.
Investigation revealed that he was murdered by a gang of 5. The police arrested Prahadeeswaran, 23, Manikandan alias ‘Assault’ Mani, 21, Dhamu alias Gopinath, 22, Prabakaran, 20, and Arunkumar, 19, of Medavakkam.
The police stated the deceased had deposed as a witness in a murder case in opposition to one Dinesh. On April 21, whereas the accused, who’re Dinesh’s associates, have been consuming alcohol, Vinodh was passing by.
They waylaid and murdered him. Later, they dumped the physique on a vacant lot close to the liquor store and fled, the police stated.