Tamil Nadu BJP Central District Chairman of the SC/ST wing, Balachandran, was hacked to demise by three unidentified assailants in Chintadripet, a locality in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai on Tuesday.
In response to sources, Mr Balachandran was supplied with a private safety officer (PSO) by the state authorities as he had suspicions that he was below menace. The BJP chief was killed whereas the PSO went for a tea break.
As per info, the three unidentified individuals got here on a motorcycle to kill him and escaped.
“It is a homicide case involving earlier enmity (angle). Eyewitnesses have spoken in regards to the incident. We now have fashioned a particular crew to arrest the accused. I’ve come right here to see if there was a lapse of any kind,” stated Chennai Commissioner of police, Shankar Jiwal on the demise of Mr Balachandran.
In the meantime, additional investigation into the case is on. The police officers are going by the CCTV footage of the homicide spot.
Tamil Nadu chief of Opposition EK Palaniswami of the AIDMK got here out strongly in opposition to the failure of the state police.
“In 20 days, there are reviews of 18 murders. Incidents like this have turned the capital right into a murderous metropolis, disrupting legislation and order and questioning the protection of the individuals,” wrote Mr Palaniswami on Twitter.
“Do not know whether or not Chennai is capital of Tamil Nadu or capital of homicide. Is that this what DMK’s mannequin of governance is? We have lodged a grievance. Police advised us that the accused will get arrested inside 48 hours, if it isn’t finished, BJP will protest,” added Karu Nagarajan, BJP vice-president, Chennai.
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