Hyderabad: Two men allegedly murdered their younger brother and tried to kill another brother at Madhapur. Police is probing the human sacrifice angle apart from family feud. The suspects, Birendra Prasad Misra and Mahendra Prasad Misra, hit one victim with a blunt object and tried to slit the other victim's throat. The victim, Devendra Prasad Misra, 24, died inside the rented room where the brothers lived. The second victim, Dharmendra Prasad Misra, was rescued by locals and sent to hospital. The suspects fled when public gathered.
Police said the incident took place in Siddiqui Nagar on Friday night. “Either they fought over personal issues or it was human sacrifice,” said inspector R. Kalinga Rao. The four brothers were extremely religious and used to conduct strange rituals. “We also came to know that they behaved strangely. People used to call them psychos,” the inspector said, adding that they have to look into all possibilities to find out the motive behind the murder.
“We are probing the human sacrifice angle and feud. Details will come to light after grilling the suspects,” said another official. The eldest brother’s lover was also at the spot when the incident occurred. Police is inquiring if she had anything to do with the murder. The four brothers belonging to MP were working as guards at MNCs in Hyderabad. The police arrested Birendra and Mahindra on Saturday. Police booked a case of murder against the suspects.