Hyderabad: Rumours of gangs kidnapping children claimed yet another life in the city late on Saturday night when a transgender named Chandraiah and three others were attacked by an angry mob.
The condition of one of the injured was stated to be critical while Chandraiah died in hospital.
The attack took place on the Hafeezbabanagar road where some persons noticed the group moving about asking for alms from hotels and shops.
“Preliminary enquiries revealed that the group approached hoteliers asking for money. This resulted in an argument between the locals and them. Soon a mob gathered, chased them, thrashed them, and later attacked them with stones. Some persons threw big granite stones on them,” said DCP (south) V. Satyanarayana.
The police said that the group comes to the city regularly....