Vijayawada: Tension prevailed in Vijayawada on the midnight of the new year, as city residents witnessed the murder of a rowdy sheeter. Sk Nagur Meera, 40, was murdered at Gandhinagar on Sunday midnight around 12.30 am, said Satyanarayanapuram Station House Officer, M Satyanarayana.
The accused, Kodamala Anil, 30 and his gang killed Sk Nagur Meera, 40; due to a difference regarding illegal affairs with Kodavala Durga, 35, a widow and local resident, said the SHO.
Durga and Meera were in an illegal relationship after which she turned her affection towards Anil, the police said.
Reacting to this, the deceased, Meera allegedly harassed Durga and manhandled her. Durga informed this to Anil. He along five others murdered the victim brutally using knifes and other weapons, according to police officials. A case is lodged on the six accused, based on the complaint of Gousia Begum, sister of the deceased.
A rowdy sheet was pending on the deceased Meera at Suryaraopet Police Station. The police claimed that they increased the security of the city after Ram Gopal Varma movie on Vangaveeti was released. But the murder exposed the loopholes in the security at the Vijayawada.