Chennai: A man was murdered by unidentified persons at his house in Chintadripet.
According to the police, Tamizharasan (37), a painter, was at his house in Padavattamman Koil Street, Chintadripet when two men barged in last night.
He was speaking over the phone when the men brandished sickles and began hacking him.
Tamizharasan managed to run out of his house, but the duo chased and hacked him. He was rushed to Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital for treatment. He died at 1.30 am.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Tamizharasan was involved in the murder of a relative. Police suspect he was killed for revenge.