Tamil youth murdered in Aalaiyadivempu
[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 March 2011, 12:35 GMT]
The body of Tamil youth Jeyaraj Vijayan, 29, of Vachchikuda in Aalaiyadivempu area was recovered Wednesday near a culvert located at Karunkoditheivu in Aalaiyadivempu area in Akkaraippattu police division in Ampaa'rai district. On receipt of information from the public the Magistrate went to the site with Akkaraippattu police and held preliminary inquiry and directed the police to hand over the body to the hospital mortuary.
Relatives have identified the body, according to police sources.
Preliminary investigation had revealed that the victim was hacked to death and the body had been tied with a stone.
Injuries of assault were found in several parts of the body.
Motives for the killing have not been determined, Police said.