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Sunday, 29 November 2020 7.51 PM IST

Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi fans association president hacked to death in Puducherry

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CHENNAI: President of Tamil cine actor Vijay Sethupathi fans association in Puducherry was hacked to death by a gang of more than four men, led by his brother-in-law, on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as R Manikandan, 30, of Govindasalai in the town limits. Police have launched a hunt for his brother-in-law, Rajasekar, and others involved in the crime.

Police said Manikandan and Rajasekar from Attupatti along with their friends formed a Vijay Sethupathi a 'fans' association. Manikandan was posted as the president of the association. Rajasekar was irked as he was denied any post in the association. He floated a similar association and started functioning independently.

The association members, led by Manikandan, invited Rajasekar for a talk to persuade him to dissolve the association. The discussion on Sunday night did not yield any fruitful result following which Manikandan left for home on his two-wheeler. When he crossed Nellithope market around 10pm, a gang armed with sharp weapons waylaid him and brutally attacked him. Manikandan sustained severe injuries on his head.

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TAGS: VIJAY SETHUPATHI, PRESIDENT, FANS ASSOCIATION, PUDUCHERRY, GOVINDASALAI, TAMIL CINE ACTOR, BROTHER-IN-LAW
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