74-year old man, wife murdered

In a double murder, a 74-year old retired Joint Director of Health and his wife were found dead with multiple stab injuries in their house in a busy locality in the district today.

Arul and his wife Jhansi Rani (64) were found dead in the dining hall of their house at Ambasamuthiram this afternoon,
police said.

Initial investigation revealed that the murders were not for gain. A special team had been formed to nab the culprits.

District SP Vijendra Bidari visited the spot.