Hyderabad: A 16-year-old boy was allegedly murdered by unidentified persons in a secluded place at Sultanpur in Balapur here in the wee hours of Thursday. The victim was identified as Mohammed Moosa, a resident of Al-Jabri Colony in Balapur.
On Wednesday around 10 pm, two persons identified as Sheik Owais and Jaffar Ali went to Moosa’s house assuring his parents to provide him a job abroad, took him out of the house on the pretext of discussing the same. According to the Balapur police, it is suspected that the duo took Moosa to a secluded place on the outskirts of Sultanpur and after an argument attacked him with a boulder on his head.
“They left him to bleed on the spot and fled. A police patrol vehicle found him lying with injuries and immediately shifted to a nearby private hospital,” police said.
The doctors referred Moosa to the Osmania General Hospital, and he was died while being shifted to the OGH around 3 am, police said.
Based on a complaint, the Balapur police booked a case of murder and launched efforts to nab Owais and Ali, officials said. The case was being investigated from all possible angles including sodomy, they added. The body was handed over to the family after autopsy.