Coimbatore, oct 10
A 29-year-old man was found murdered with stab injuries adjacent to a liquor shop on Othimalai Road city on Wednesday.
The KM Patty police identified the deceased as K Ajith Kumar, a resident of Annur. He was a driver.Ajith’s family members last saw him on Tuesday evening when he left the house in an auto, said a police officer.
“As he did not return home at night, his wife and relatives launched a search for him. His mobile phone was also switched off,” the officer said.Meanwhile, some passersby spotted a body near the liquor shop on Othimalai Road and alerted the KM Patty police, who reached the crime scene.
Ajith’s family members also reached the spot and identified the body, which was later sent to hospital for postmortem.
Forensic experts were pressed into service and they have collected evidence from the crime scene.The KM Patty police have registered a case under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code and further investigations are on.