HYDERABAD: A middle aged man was murdered brutally in broad daylight outside Swapnalok Complex in Secunderabad. The incident took place at around 3.30 p.m. when an unknown person was attacked by two sword wielding men who fled immediately after slitting the victim’s throat. According to eye witnesses’, the accused escaped in an autorickshaw through the busy streets of Secunderabad.
Mahankali Police have registered a murder case.
“The accused and the deceased have not been identified. We got information that two persons attacked the victim using a sword in broad daylight in front of Swapnalok Complex and sped away while everyone watched them leave,” said Thirupathi Rao, assistant commissioner of police, Mahankali PS. According to him, the deceased did not have a wallet or mobile phone or any identity card on his person.
“Some papers with cell phone numbers are there. We are investigating. Four parties have been formed to nab the suspects,” he said. However, he pointed out that no CCTV footage was available to help investigation. “Though we have instructed shops and establishments to have CCTV cameras facing the road, we have no CCTV footage. We will look at the traffic signal cameras to identify suspects,” he added. Police suspect the victim is a daily wage labourer.