Salem, Tamil Nadu: A man was allegedly beaten to death in Attur, in Tamil Nadu by five persons who were irked over his advising them to drive safely, said the police.
The police say the man was driving his two-wheeler last night when three persons on a motorcycle and two others on another two-wheeler rode past him with one of the riders standing. He advised them to ride safely. Soon after the motorcycle carrying the three persons toppled, sending them crashing to the ground.
The five accused, who were allegedly in an inebriated state, thrashed the man, who died on the spot, police said.
The victim was a driver at a government primary health centre. He is survived by wife and two sons.
A case has been registered against the five persons under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including 302 (murder).
Story first published:
November 14, 2012 10:58 IST