Man murdered by friend at Royapettah

Chennai: A man was murdered by his friend for talking ill of his wife at Royapettah last night.

According to the police, Nazar Ali (38) of Royapettah, who runs a furniture repair shop in the city, died on the spot after being stabbed by his friend Alisar (39).  The murder took place at Hyder Ali Street, Royapettah, 100 meters from Alisar’s house.

Last evening, Nazar, Alisar and their friend Yusuf (45), a cab driver had gone to a wineshop for drinks. While returning, Nazar began bad mouthing Alisar’s wife. Angered by this, Alisar went inside his house and came back with kitchen knife and stabbed Nazar multiple times killing him on the spot.

Police said, Nazar had separated from his wife. His body was sent to Royapettah Government Hospital for post-mortem. A case has been registered by Anna Salai police and an inquiry is being done by Inspector Chandra Mohan. The CCTV facility at the spot captured the entire incident.

Alisar worked as a tailor in Saudi Arabia and had returned two months ago.

NT Bureau