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Tamil Nadu: 43 detained after violent clashes in Cuddalore over alleged murder of fisherman


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The police in Tamil Nadu have detained 43 people after violent clashes erupted in Cuddalore district on Saturday over the alleged murder of a 36-year-old fisherman, NDTV reported. The victim, identified as Madivanan, was the brother of former panchayat president Masilamani, according to The Hindu.

The clashes broke out at 10 pm in the coastal village of Thazhanguda and at least 20 fishing boats, two-wheelers and cars were set on fire by the supporters of the deceased. Houses were also reportedly ransacked and set ablaze by the miscreants.

Madivanan was returning on his two-wheeler from Cuddalore to Thazhanguda when ...


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