Coimbatore tense as Hindu Munnani activist hacked to death
Mettupalayam: A Hindu Munnani activist was hacked to death in Coimbatore in the wee hours of Friday.
Hindu Munnani’s PRO Sasikumar (35) was attacked by unidentified persons near Thudiyalur when he was going to his house at Subramanya Palayam. A 4-member gang which came on two wheelers hacked him to death. There were 15 hack injuries on his body.
A tense situation is prevailing in Nilagiri and Coimbatore districts following the incident. Hindu Munnani activists destroyed four government buses following the incident. Traffic on Coimbatore-Mettupalayam route have been disrupted. Companies and other institutions remain closed.
Hosur, Dindigul and Coimbatore regions witnessed several untoward incidents in the past one week. In the attacks which happened a few days back, Hindu Munnani activsts were seriously injured.