The sensational murder case of an advocate, who was hacked to death by a gang in broad daylight on Sunday, has been solved with the arrest of his wife Lokeshwari and three others.
Police said Murugan lived with his wife and two children in his in-laws house at Choolaimedu. He had recently learnt that his wife had an illicit relationship with Shanmugam of Puzhal. The couple had frequently quarrelled over the issue, police said.
Wife arrested for advocate’s murder
Following this, Lokeshwari and Shanmugam hired paid killers, who murdered Murugan in Trustpuram, Kodambakkam on Sunday afternoon.
Murugan, a native of Dindigul, had moved to the city many years ago and was living at his mother-in-law