Property dispute: Man kills wife, mother-in-law

The victims were shifted to a nearby hospital and doctors declared them brought dead.

Published: 15th February 2020 08:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2020 08:33 AM   |  A+A-

death, murder,suicide, die, dead

For representational purposes

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A man named Mehatab Qureshi killed his wife Farida Begum, 32, and mother-in-law Shahzadi Begum, 60, following property disputes.

Qureshi and his brother Rehman, who was also involved in the killing of the two, are on the run.    According to the police, Qureshi’s brother Rehman used to stay in Dubai. When he was working in Dubai, he sent some amount to his brother Qureshi. The latter’s mother-in-law Shahzadi purchased a 100 square yard plot and it was registered on name of Shahzadi.

“After Rehman returned to India, he asked Shahzadi to return the plot. At the time, the Shahzadi settled the issue by giving Rehman a part of the plot. After collected his share amount, Rehman started harassing the women,” police said.

Around 8.30 am on Friday, when the two women were in their house, Qureshi and his brother Rehman began arguing with them. During the arguments, the two brothers stabbed Farida and Shahzadi with sharp knives. The victims were shifted to a nearby hospital and doctors declared them brought dead.

Row over 100 sq yard LAND
According to information, Qureshi’s brother Rehman is also involved in the gory crime. Fight was over a 100 sq yard plot. According to police, both the accused persons are reportedly on the run now

Stay up to date on all the latest Hyderabad news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp