Tuesday, 23 Feb, 5.03 pm Kaumudi Online

Panchayat union ward member's murder came to light after human head fell on road, shocking details out

CHENNAI: The murder of R Rajesth (38) of Manalmedu Kovilur came to light when a human head slipped and fell on the road in Alankadu area from a moving two-wheeler. Rajesh was a ward member of the Muthupettai Panchayat Union. He was beheaded by an unidentified gang on Monday.

The murder came to light after members of the public noticed a human head slip and fall on the road in Alankadu area from a bike. Two persons riding the vehicle, fled the scene. Immediately, passers-by alerted the police.

Following a thorough search in the nearby areas, the police found a corpse without its head lying near a coir factory.

On further investigation, the police identified the dead as the Muthupettai Panchayat Union Ward-11 member, Rajesh who is said to be involved in several criminal cases, including a murder case.

Rajesh, who got elected to the panchayat union as an independent candidate, later joined the AIADMK, police said.

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