Man hacked to death in broad daylight

Madurai: A 35-year-old man was today hacked to death by four members of a gang in broad daylight at a busy locality of the city, causing a flutter, police said.

The motorcycle-borne assailants waylaid Ambigapathy, who was also riding a two-wheeler, near the Government Rajaji Hospital here and attacked him with sharp-edged weapons, killing him on the spot.

Police personnel from a station situated close to the spot, rushed to the spot on hearing the commotion, but the gang members managed to escape.

The reason for the murder was under investigation, police said.