Hyderabad: The Abdullapurmet police arrested one person identified as Shaik Nayeem, 32, a car driver in connection with an attempt to murder case of a couple here on Wednesday. A knife was seized from him.
According to the police, Nayeem attacked the complainant P Ilaiah and his wife Nirmala keeping previous enmity in mind. The couple, who were shepherds took their sheep herd for grazing near Nayeem’s house in Gunthapally village about a month ago, after which he picked up a quarrel with them. He abused them and threatened not to get their sheep for grazing near his house.
On Tuesday morning, as usual when the couple was taking the herd for grazing near Abhinandana venture in Gunthapally village, Nayeem stopped them and again started abusing them. When the couple confronted him as the land did not belong to him, he grew furious and attacked Ilaiah with a knife. When his wife came to his rescue, he attacked her too.
The couple was admitted in a private hospital with bleeding injuries.
A case for attempt to murder and outraging the modesty of a woman was booked and Nayeem was arrested. He was produced before court and remanded in judicial custody.