In a bizarre incident, a 34-year-old Tamil Nadu man from Theni district, who had been quarantined at home, ran out of his house Friday night a killed a 90-year-old woman by biting her throat.
Police said the man, a native of Bodinayakanur town in Theni district who had returned from Sri Lanka just a week ago, was ‘mentally disturbed’ after being quarantined at home. He is a textile trader, according to sources.
Late Friday night, he ran out of his home naked and bit Natchimmal’s throat who was sleeping outside her home. Hearing her cries, neighbours came to the spot, beat him up,tied up his hands and handed him over to the police. The woman was then admitted to Theni Government Hospital, where she passed away.