Unidentified men hacked Woman to death in Chennai

Unidentified men hacked Woman to death in Chennai
Unidentified men hacked Woman to death in Chennai

CHENNAI: Unidentified men hacked a 47-year-old woman to death in front of her house at Old Washermenpet in Chennai on Thursday.

Police identified the deceased as S Lakshmi, who was DMK's women wing organiser in the 42nd ward.

Eyewitnesses told police that three unidentified men cornered her around 11.30am. They hacked her with deadly weapons and escaped.

Lakshmi suffered severe injuries on her neck and head. Neighbours rushed her to Stanley Medical College Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The Korukkupet police registered a case and were searching for the culprits.

The reason for the murder was not known. Police inquires revealed that Lakshmi had been involved in usury.

Unidentified men hacked Woman to death in Chennai