Five arrested for hacking rowdy to death on ECR

Chennai: Five persons have been arrested for hacking a man at ECR last night.

According to the police, Balaji (29), a resident of Kottivakkam, was walking alone at night near ECR when a gang came on two-wheelers and hacked him to death.

He died at a nearby hospital.

The police said Balaji has two criminal cases against him and he could have been murdered due to enmity.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Adyar, formed a separate team to investigate the murder.

The police arrested Ivan, Vasool, Karthik, Raja and Sanjay.

NT Bureau