CHENNAI: The body of an autorickshaw driver was found dumped in a gunny bag on vacant land at Tondiarpet on Wednesday morning. Subsequently, police arrested four men who are suspected to have murdered him due to the previous enmity.
Police said Moorthy of Patel Nagar was at home along with his wife and two children on Tuesday evening when four men known to him asked him to accompany them.
All the five had gone to vacant land near Sathangadu, where a fight broke out between them, and Moorthy was hacked to death.
The four men stuffed his body in a gunny bag and brought it in the victim’s auto rickshaw. They allegedly dumped the body in a vacant land at Tondiarpet, said a police officer. Police arrested Tirumalai, Saravanan, Pasupathi and Mohan.