Sivaganga: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) union secretary Saravanan was hacked to death by some unidentified persons yesterday. Police have formed four special teams to find out the motive behind the killing and to identify and nab the culprits.
The incident is said to have happened when Saravanan was on his morning walk. Following the incident, several AMMK leaders and activists, including district secretary Umadevan, protested and refused to accept Saravanan’s body. They demanded the culprits be arrested.
However, Superintendent of Police Jayachandran assured the AMMK men that immediate action would be taken in identifying the people involved. Police personnel were deployed at the government hospital here where the AMMK leader’s body was kept. So far, 20 people have been detained by police in connection with the killing.