Hyderabad: An unidentified man was murdered by a group of persons at Attapur in Rajendranagar on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Thursday midnight.
According to the police, the person, aged around 40 years, appeared to be a labourer and might have been killed during a brawl on Thursday midnight. The body was found at an isolated place near Pillar Number 161 of the PVNR Expressway. The assailants are suspected to have had attacked him with a boulder on his head, killing him on the spot.
Locals and passers-by noticed the body and informed the Rajendranagar police who shifted the body to Osmania General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.
K Ashok Chakravarthy, ACP (Rajendranagar), who visited the spot, said it was suspected that the person had come to the spot along with a few other people to consume liquor. He might have been killed following an argument, he said.
Rajendranagar Inspector G Suresh said two special teams were formed to identify the victim and to nab the killers. Footage of surveillance cameras was being examined while the pictures of the victim have been circulated to all police stations.
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