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Mentally deranged man kills two in TN

Press Trust of India  |  Erode(TN) 

Two people died and another injured when a 42-year-old man said to be mentally challenged allegedly attacked them in the district on Sunday, police said.

attacked two people sleeping in a temple premises in Anthiyur, with a wooden log, they said.

The duo including the watchman of the temple died on the spot, they said adding the deceased were aged around 50.

Later, he stabbed another person at a bus terminus, using a knife.

However, the villagers caught hold of and handed him over to the police.

The injured was admitted to Anthiyur Government Hospital, police said.

A murder case has been registered against Nallasamy, who was stated to be suffering from mental illness, they said.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 18:40 IST
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