In a gruesome incident, a suspected supporter of the DMK-Congress alliance allegedly attacked a 75-year old supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi following an altercation.
The alleged attacker Gopinath was arrested as he got into an argument with the elderly man while the latter was seeking votes for the AIADMK-BJP alliance at Orthanadu on Saturday. And in a fit of rage, Gopinath attacked Govindarajan who was also a fan of AIADMK founder late M G Ramachandran.
The man collapsed and died on the spot, police said.
Gopinath was arrested on Sunday and produced before court which remanded him to judicial custody.
Police said Gopinath was stated to be a supporter of DMK-Congress alliance.