CHENNAI: An actor who performs the primary villain in a TV sequence, Thenmozhi BA, was hacked to demise within the wee hours of Sunday. He was recognized as Selvarathinam (30).
“On Saturday, Selvarathinam didn’t go for capturing and stayed together with his buddy Mani, an assistant director. Within the wee hours of Sunday, he acquired a telephone name after which he left. A short time later his roommate acquired info that the actor had been hacked to demise,” stated a police officer.
After he alerted police, a crew from MGR Nagar police station rushed to the spot and despatched Selvarathinam’s physique for postmortem.
A case has been registered and a hunt has been launched for the suspects. His spouse and kids dwell in Virudhunagar they usually have been knowledgeable about Selvarathinam’s demise. A Sri Lankan refugee, Selvarathinam, has been within the area for the final 10 years. Police stated CCTV footage exhibits two males shifting about in a suspicious method close to the homicide spot.
Historical past-sheeter murdered
In a separate incident, a 26-year-old man who went to his in-law’s home in Ambattur to have a good time Deepavali was hacked to demise on Saturday night time. The deceased, Balaji of Koyyathope close to Villivakkam, has 10 instances of assault and theft pending towards him, stated the police. He’s a home painter by career.
Round 8.45 pm, Ambattur Industrial Property police acquired info that Balaji was mendacity in a pool of blood in ICF Colony and his physique was despatched for postmortem.
Inquiries revealed one Sathish Kumar of the identical space just lately accused Balaji’s brother Srinivasan of stealing his gold chain. “Balaji who was inebriated allegedly threatened Sathish Kumar that he would get rid of him. Sathish Kumar then gathered his mates and murdered Balaji,” stated police.
A hunt has been launched for the gang. In the meantime, Balaji’s mates set fireplace to Sathish Kumar’s home, which escalated rigidity within the space.