Perungalathur, a quaint village located in the heart of Tamil Nadu, was left in shock and disbelief as a gruesome crime unfolded on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. The victim, identified as Jeeva, a talented 24-year-old gaana singer hailing from Thiruvalluvar Street in Gundumedu village, met a tragic end allegedly at the hands of the family members of his love interest.
A Forbidden Love
Jeeva, belonging to a Scheduled Caste community, had been involved in a relationship with a young woman from a different caste for the past two years. Unfortunately, their love faced strong opposition from the girl’s family, who took matters into their own hands.
A Fatal Confrontation
Unable to accept the bond between Jeeva and their daughter, the girl’s family decided to take drastic measures. As tensions escalated, Jeeva confronted the family members at their residence, resulting in a heated argument, according to police sources.
A Grisly Discovery
Tragedy struck the village when the lifeless body of Jeeva was discovered near a graveyard in Gundumedu on Thursday. Shockingly, his loyal companion, a pet dog, was also found dead by his side, adding to the horror of the situation.
A Brutal Act of Violence
Upon further investigation, authorities uncovered the chilling details of the crime. The girl’s family members mercilessly attacked Jeeva with a machete and pelted him with stones, ultimately snuffing out his life. The police have wasted no time in registering a case and are actively searching for those involved in this heinous act.
Perungalathur, known for its scenic beauty and serene atmosphere, has been left reeling from this shocking incident. The community mourns the loss of a talented young man who had brought solace to many through his soulful gaana singing at funerals.
The investigation continues as authorities strive to bring justice to Jeeva and his grief-stricken loved ones. The horrifying murder serves as a grim reminder of the dark underbelly that can exist even in the most peaceful of places.