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17 Oct 2018, Edition - 1191, Wednesday


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75-year-old man stabbed to death in Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore : A 75-year-old man was murdered near his residence at Kovaipudur on Wednesday after he was stabbed 14 times.

The police have taken into custody a relative of the deceased, suspected to be involved in the murder.

Police said V Jameel Ahammed of Housing Board quarters at Kovaipudur, was stabbed to death on Wednesday noon while he was walking on a road near his residence. Visuals from a surveillance camera in the locality showed a man approaching him from behind and stabbing him.

Ahammed was taken to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital but declared brought-dead. Police said Ahammed had a property dispute with his relatives.