A little over 10 days after the murder of an advocate in Kodambakkam in broad daylight and in full public view, another advocate was hacked to death in Kavankarai near Puzhal on Thursday.
According to police, Akhilan alias Akhiknath (34), an advcoate practising in the Ponneri court and a resident of Kavankarai in Puzhal, was hacked to death by six men on three bikes who intercepted him near his house.
The victim was killed on the spot. Immediately, residents of the locality informed the Puzhal Police who rushed to the spot and sent the body to Government Stanley Hospital for post-mortem examination.
Killing of advocates sends shock waves among lawyers
Police said Nath, an advocate with the Ponneri court, was one of the accused in the murder of Sivarajan on January 7. Police suspect that Nath was murdered as revenge for Sivarajan