HC Deb 19 June 1911 vol 27 cc42-3

asked for information with reference to the murder of Mr. Ashe at Manizachi.

Colonel SEELY

A telegram was received at the India Office last night to the effect that Mr. Ashe, collector at Tinnevelly, was shot in the chest by a Brahmin on the morning of the 17th June while sitting in a railway carriage with his wife and shortly afterwards died. The murderer took refuge in an adjoining building and finally shot himself. The motive of the murder is unknown. The murderer has not been identified.