Chennai: Tension prevailed near Light House Railway station today when a Madras High Court advocate was stabbed by a gang.
Kesavan was a resident of Loyd’s Road in Triplicane. He was living with his wife and two children.
He was returning on his bike after dropping his daughter at school. While the advocate was nearing the light house railway station, he was intercepted by five men, who came on three bikes.
Kesavan lost balance of his vehicle and fell down. The gang immediately took their weapons out and stabbed him.
Shocked by the incident, public raised alarm and came to Kesavan’s rescue.
The gang immediately dropped the weapons and fled the scene. The advocate, who was severely injured, was taken to a private hospital in Thousand Lights for treatment.
The police are collecting CCTV camera footage to identify the men, who assaulted Kesavan.
Police sources also doubt the involvement of any of Kesavan’s clients. A case has been registered and further investigations are on.
In another incident, a realtor was hacked to death by a group of men in Thalambur.
The realtor, Gajendran, 45, was killed when he went in support for a relative against a gang, who harassed him.
In a similar incident, a 35-year-old man was chased and killed by a mob at Vandalur, after he came out attending a marriage ceremony. The police are investigating the case.