HYDERABAD: A colony leader of a political party on Saturday killed his wife and his brother-in-law in a drunken state by slitting their throat and fled away from the spot. The accused is still absconding. According to police, the accused, Ravishankar Goud (30), after killing the duo, spent more than half-an-hour sitting beside the bodies.
With the father of the accused and neighbours noticing the bodies, he fled away from the place. The incident took place at Waddera Basthi in Kacheguda police station limits on Saturday. Police suspect that disputes led to killing.
The deceased are Renuka (20), who was pursuing graduation, and her bother Harish Kumar Goud (18), who appeared for Intermediate exams that concluded recently.
Ravishankar married Renuka, a resident of Kundigal in Ibrahimpatnam 18 months ago. After their marriage, Renuka, who has a four-month-old baby girl, began pursuing graduation.
With Ravishankar continuing to harass her, Renuka informed parents and brother and asked them to talk with him. Accordingly, Harish came to his sister’s house on Saturday afternoon. Around 7 pm, Ravishankar came home intoxicated and picked up a quarrel with Renuka.