One young man was knifed to death in Nochi Nagar, a colony off the Marina Loop Road this weekend. Police are after three young men who are said to be behind the fatal act of murder.
Police said that the victim had joined his friends at Nochi Nagar for a social meetup for Deepavali when some youths came that way and snatched his cellphone. This act triggered arguments and the victim was asked to meet the youths who had started the scrape to come the next morning to collect the phone.
When the victim did so, he was stabbed. Neighbourds rushed the bleeding man to hospital but he had passed away by then.
Mylapore police are handling this case.