Video: Dalit man hacked to death
Tirupur: In a daylight murder, which appears to be an honour killing case, a 23-year-old Dalit man was hacked to death by three assailants in broad daylight in at a busy marketplace on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased, identified as V Sankar, has married Kausalya, 19, eight months ago and the girl's parents were reportedly unhappy over the marriage. According to a report, the incident took place at Tirupur of Tamil Nadu.
According to reports, the three attackers dragged the victim from the pavement before hacking him to death. The bike-borne attackers managed to escape after the incident even as several local watched.
The attackers also assaulted Kausalya, which has been admitted to a hospital where she is said to be out of danger. An FIR has been registered in the case and police have formed three special teams to nab the culprits.