Unidentified persons allegedly accost youth near Arakkonam in Vellore district and demand money for liquor; kill when he denies
Dakshinamoorthy worked in a private company and was a resident of Aavatham area near Arakkonam in Vellore district.
He had participated in church festivities on Monday, May 13 and gone to a nearby shop to buy curd.
Two persons who came across him demanded money from him to buy liquor.
An argument erupted when Dakshinamoorthy refused.
The unidentified persons attacked him with sickles and a stone.
Dakshinamoorthy's family staged a road roko for about two hours after his death demanding that the police arrest the culprits.