Chennai: An advocate was hacked to death in broad day light in Chennai by a four assailants on Wednesday morning. The victim has been identified as T Ravi and he was declared brought dead in a nearby hospital. The motive behind the murder is yet to known.
The incident took place close to victim’s house at Satyamoorthy Nagar. Ironically, at the time of incident no one came to his rescue. Police sources said the advocate was on his scooter when he was chased by bike-borne assailants and murdered in full public view.
Initially, he was with the CPI party but changed several parties in recent years. Later he floated his own party Jananayaga Puratchi Munnani (Democratic Revolutionary Front). He was considered as a well known political face in the locality.
Following the incident, his family members staged a protest and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.