Man murders cousin at Adambakkam

Chennai: A man was murdered at Ambakkam in Chennai over an alleged property dispute in the wee hours of today.

According to police, the deceased was identified as Manikandan Gajendran (29), a resident of Fifth Street, Officers Colony, Adambakkam. Manikandan worked as an auto driver and was divorced.

At 1.30 am today he went to his cousin Edwin Paul Abraham alias Karg’s (23) house in Second Street, Mannadiamman Koil Street, Second Street. Edwin works as a painter.

Here the duo began fighting over a family property and Edwin smashed his head with a grinding stone. Manikandan died on the spot.

The police arrived at the scene and sent his body to Government Rajiv Gandhi Hospital for post mortem. Police arrested Edwin and registered a case.