“Enraged, Binesh reached her house in the morning and hacked her to death.”
Tirunelveli: A Sessions Court here on Tuesday awarded the death sentence to a couple, holding them guilty of killing a Dalit woman after her brother eloped with their daughter. … As the heated exchange got out of hand, Sankaranarayanan, in a fit of rage , hacked Kalpana to death and fled the spot, he was arrested along with his wife.
– The Hindu, 11.01. 2017
“Bengaluru: A 24-year-old rowdy was hacked to death by a gang of five in broad daylight in Kamalanagar on Wednesday.
The victim, Sunil, a rowdysheeter at the Basaveshwaranagar police station, was pulled out of his house by the gang and was hacked to death in front of his parents, even as the frightened neighbours watched in horror.
Sunil’s parents kept pleading with the attackers to save their son, but the assailants did not stop till they were convinced that the victim was dead. One of the bystanders has recorded the entire episode on his mobile phone and this will work as crucial evidence for the police to nab the culprits.”
Deccan Chronicle, 09.03.2017
“LUCKNOW. A 45-year-old man allegedly hacked to death 10 members of his family, all woman and girls, before hanging himself from a ceiling fan in Mahona Paschim village in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh. The youngest victim was two years old.”
– The Hindu, 5th January 2017
Villupuram: A 57 year old labourer, who had abused his feuding neighbour in an inebriated state, was found hacked to death outside his house in thennamadevi village on Saturday morning.
– The Indian Express, 19.01.2017
“KARAIKAL. The former Puducherry Speaker V.M.C. Sivakumar (67) was hacked to death by an armed gang in broad daylight at Neravy in Karaikal district on Tuesday.
Sivakumar immediatly rushed into teh building under construction to protect himself. However, the gang hurled another country bomb at Sivakumar which hit his right shoulder and exploded. The gangsters later pulled out “aruvals” and attacked Sivakumar on his neck and head, killing him on the spot.”
– The Hindu, January 4th 2017