Construction worker beaten to death with iron rod

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 08, 2017 02:29 PM IST

Chennai: A 24-year-old daily wage labour in Vyasarpadi was beaten to death with an iron rod by his neighbours.

Srinivasan was a construction worker in a site at Keelkattalai. His was living at his brother Stephen's house at Ranganathapuram in Vyasarapadi.

Srinivasan had a stand-off with Samson (25) and his brother Martin, residents of the same street, for repeatedly harassing Stephen and his wife Sathya.

Three days ago, Srinivasan fought with the duo again following which Sathya registered a complaint with Vyasarpadi police. The police warned them and asked to resolve the issue without blowing it up.

Today morning, Samson and Martin were waiting near Srinivasan's house with an iron rod. They attacked Srinivasan to death and escaped. The police are in search for the two men. A case has been registered.