In an appalling incident, a patient was hacked to death at Rajaji Government Hospital in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai by four unidentified men on Monday.
According to reports, the murderers entered the hospital with weapons early morning. The deceased has been identified as 40-year-old V Murugan. He was stabbed multiple times by the four men. They fled from the spot after committing the crime.
After receiving the information about the murder, senior police officials rushed to the crime scene. The incident took place at 5:30 am.
As per a media report, the deceased was a murder accused and was undergoing treatment at the hospital. The four unidentified assailants entered ward 101 in the Annexure Building of the hospital.
Murugan hailed from Karumabalai near Anna Nagar He was reportedly not been living in Madurai for the past few months. According to the reports, Murugan had returned to the city only after he fell sick.
Police suspect gang rival in the murder of Murugan. He was the second accused in the murder of Patta Rajasekar in the Vaigai river bed under Vilakkuthoon police station limits in 2019.