Couple murdered over property dispute
An elderly couple was killed by their relative at Antharkadu Village, near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district today over a property dispute.
Police said that Shanmugam (60) was residing at Antharkadu village along with his wife Nagavalli (55). They were residing alone and were having some dispute over a property with their relatives.
Narayanasamy (27), a relative of the victim Shanmugam and a resident of Kettakudi Village, near here, went to the victim's house and strangled the elderly couple, slit their throat and also stabbed them with a knife. The couple died on the spot, police added.
Later, Narayanasamy surrendered before the Vedaranyam police who arrested him.
A case has been registered and police are investigating.
(Posted on 29-04-2014)