Former DMK Mayor, Husband Killed In Tamil Nadu Triple Homicide: Police

Uma Maheswari (61), who was Mayor of the Tirunelveli Corporation between 1996 and 2001, her husband Muruga Sankaran (65) and a woman domestic assistant were killed by the assailants at her residence here around 3 pm, they said.

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Former DMK Mayor, Husband Killed In Tamil Nadu Triple Homicide: Police

Police suspect a property dispute to be the reason behind the killings (file)


Tirunelveli: 

A former DMK mayor and two others, including her husband, were hacked to death by unidentified persons in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli Tuesday in a daring daylight attack, police said.

Uma Maheswari (61), who was Mayor of the Tirunelveli Corporation between 1996 and 2001, her husband Muruga Sankaran (65) and a woman domestic assistant were killed by the assailants at her residence here around 3 pm, they said.

A property dispute was suspected to be a possible motive behind the triple murder, police said adding they were investigating all angles as the safe in the house was found broken.

The killings came to light after the couple's daughter staying nearby visited the home to meet her parents.

Senior police officials visited the spot.



Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................