Madurai, September 16: In a shocking incident, a sanitary worker in Tamil Nadu was allegedly murdered by a man after the duo had a heated argument. Reports inform that the 40-year-old accused was arrested for the murder of the innocent man over a drunken brawl. According to a report by TOI, the deceased has been identified as S Nondisamy, a 48-year-old sanitary worker. The victim hails from Therkutheru panchayat in Melur and belonged to the scheduled caste (parayair).

As per details by cops, around six months ago, the accused, A Pandiarajan, who also belongs to the backward class (kallar), had taken away stones that were dumped for the construction of a drainage canal. Nondisamy reported this to the panchayat president. Since then, thee duo were not in good terms with each other. Pune: 'Drunk' Woman Blocks Traffic, Creates Ruckus on Tilak Road in Swargate Area; Video Goes Viral.

The TOI report states that Pandiarajan often abused the deceased with his caste name and threatened him. However, on Tuesday, the two had a heated argument after a quarrel, Both were in a drunken state. During the quarrel, Pandiarajan abused Nondisamy using his caste name and hit him hard with a wooden log, leading to Nondisamy's death.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 16, 2021 10:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website