A 35-year-old lawyer working in Bengaluru was allegedly hacked to death in Villivakkam on Tuesday at 10 pm.
The reasons behind the killing have not yet been confirmed. The police suspect that it might be related to a case that the advocate was working on.
The deceased, Azhagiri, hails from Vyasarpadi in Chennai. The police said that Azhagiri had come to meet his friends in Villivakkam and while returning home he was hacked to death by two men in the market.
Police suspect that two men, Saravanan and Vasanth Kumar, who have been absconding since the murder, were involved in the murder. The case is being investigated by a special investigation team.