Puducherry, Aug 4 : The Lawspet murder case here was resolved with the arrest of eight accused.
According to a police release on Sunday, Lawspet police station received a complaint on August 2 from one Ramkumar of Jeevanandapruam stating that his brother Arumugham was murdered by a gang at 2045 hours on August 2 at Kurinji Nagar here.
Police registered the case and started investigation.
Police located the accused persons who were on a run to Tami lnadu and Puducherry, and separate traps were laid for them and on 3rd August police arrested all the eight accused. They were identified as – Ragu alias Mariappan (30), Vicky alias Vignesh (24), Arun(24), Akshai (24), Vellai alias Suresh Kumar (24), Santhosh Kumar (23), Sakthi alias Sathyamurty (22) and another Vicky alias Vignesh(22). They confessed of their crime and the blood stained cloth, mobile phones and some bikes were recovered from their possession, the statement said here.
They also informed that the reason they murdered Arumugham wasto take revenge on the murder of one Arun a few days back, the statement added. (UNI)