ITI student was murdered near Tiruttani
CHENNAI: A 19-year-old first year ITI student of an institute near Tiruttani was murdered and his body dumped near a village at Thiruvelangadu.
Police said Ajith Chelliah went missing from his institute and on Thursday evening. Villagers who came across the body alerted the police who rushed to the spot and moved it to the Tiruttani government hospital for postmortem.
Police said the body bore head injuries. A boulder was found nearby with blood stains on it. Police said they could not find the bag he had been carrying. They said rivalry over a love affair could be the reason behind the murder. They are questioning his classmates and hostel mates.
Ajith's parents are on their way to Tiruttani to take back the body to their native place.