Hyderabad: A 19-year-old Inter-mediate student was hacked to death in broad daylight, in Kukatpally, on Monday. He was on his way to his examination centre when he was chased and murdered. The incident occurred close to the ACP’s office in Kukatpally.
E. Sudheer, the victim, was a resident of Moosapet. He was on a bike, along with two of his friends, when he was attacked by a group of four persons near the JSP Honda showroom at around 8 am.
“He succumbed to his injuries and died on the spot. The suspects fled after the incident,” said Bhujanga Rao, the Assistant Commissioner of Police of Kukatpally. He added that the motive behind the murder was not yet known.
“The police reached the spot and chased down the attackers. They managed to nab one of the boys and take him into custody,” a source said. According to sources, the suspects are believed to be Sudheer's friends, Naveen, Krishna, Mahi and Teja.
The Kukatpally Police have booked a case under Section 302 of the IPC, for murder, and an investigation is underway. The victim’s body has been shifted to Gandhi Hospital for an autopsy.