An AIADMK worker was allegedly hacked to death by a gang at a village in Sivaganga district, police said on Sunday.
The victim, Kathiresan (55), a farmer, had some dispute with one Pandi of Kallupatti village, police said. He was herding his cattle back to his house, along with his wife, when he was waylaid and attacked by the gang on Saturday evening. Kathiresan died on the spot, police said.
Victim’s wife, who was injured in the attack, has been admitted to a hospital where her condition is stated to be stable. A case has been registered and a hunt is on for the assailants, police added.