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Cong functionary murdered

Posted on Nov 03, 09:51PM | UNI

A 50-year-old Congress functionary was found murdered near Adhanakottai Village on the Pududukkottai-Thanjavur Highway, near here, today.

Police said Anandaraj was a former Pudukkottai District Councillor, Former President of the Ganesapuram Village panchayat and also former president of the Local congress Unit.

He used to visit here on a two-wheeler from his native village of Ganapathypuram, meet party colleagues and return to his native every day.

But the victim did not return home till early hours of today.The family members of the victim who searched for him in vain.

Upon information, police rushed to the spot and removed the victim's body to Government Headquarters Hospital here for post-mortem, police added and said they were investigating the motive behind the Murder.