- 17-year-old hacked to pieces allegedly by a gang in Puducherry
- They flung his severed head into police station in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore
- Teen was believed to be involved in a recent murder case in Puducherry
The teenager was been killed by a gang involved in chain-snatching and bike stealing, police said. Investigators say the victim Suvedan's associates are behind bars in a chain snatching case. He had planned to kill a rival gang leader Vinod, but Vinod's gang killed him first. Suvedan had suspected it was Vinod who informed police about his gang members' crime that landed them in jail, they added.
The police say he was killed near a lake in neighbouring Puducherry. After beheading him, the killers rode on a bike with the head wrapped in a gunny bag to the police station.
The headless body was later found in the lake, which is around three km from the police station where the head was thrown.
The arrested men are all in their early twenties, say the police.
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