Hyderabad: A painter died under suspicious circumstances at Malakpet on Wednesday.
According to police, Chandra Shekhar, 40, a resident of Shalivahana Nagar in Malakpet, had gone to Bansilalpet on Tuesday to meet his mother. In the evening, he was found lying on the pavement near a private hospital at Malakpet. Then, the local police informed to his family after collecting the details, following which his wife Laxmi came and shifted him to a hospital where the doctors pronounced him brought dead.
“Enquiries revealed that Chandra Shekhar was beaten up by his brother-in-law and others over some family related issues. A case under Section 174 of CrPC was registered. Based on the autopsy report, the sections will be altered if need be,” said the Malakpet police.