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DVK worker murdered

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

The body of Dravida Viduthalai

Kazhakam (DVK) worker was fould with multiple injuries in an open field in Ukkadam here and one person surrendered before a Magistrate this evening.

According to police Farooq (31) was found lying dead with deep cuts on the throat, leg and abdomen.

The body was sent to postmortem to the hospital here, where some activists of DVK and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi staged a picketing, as police refused to allow to take body in a procession, they said.

Meanwhile, one Ansad, a resident of Podanur on the outskirts, surrendered before a Judicial Magistrate in the evening in connection with the murder, said to be due to previous enmity, police said.

Farooq was reportedly asked to come to discuss about business in the night in the secluded area, where Corporation waste is dumped.

Some four men in two motorcycles and a three-wheeler reportedly arrived there and murdered Farooq with lethal weapons, they said.

Special teams have been formed to nab others involved in the

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 19:48 IST