HYDERABAD: Six persons have been arrested for brutally lynching a man suspecting him to be a thief. One among the accused is a police home guard. M Ajay Singh (26) was a mechanic by profession who resides in Karwan. He was found murdered on June 21 inside a parking lot in Langerhouz. Police investigation revealed that all of the six persons were friends and they used to frequently hang out at the parking lot.
On June 21, they were sitting around in the parking lot when they heard a dog barking. When they went to see what was happening, they saw Ajay running away from the spot. The accused caught hold of him, tied him up to a truck and assaulted him suspecting that he was stealing batteries and spare parts from trucks.
Ajay was seriously injured in the attack. As he became unconscious, they left him there, still tied up, and left. Later, one of the accused, Abdul Shukoor who works as the supervisor of the parking lot found out from persons that police had recovered Ajay in an unconscious state. The gang of friends, immediately, tried to escape from the city.
Meanwhile, police shifted Ajay to Osmania Hospital where he was declared brought dead. Langerhouz police registered a murder case and began probe. They found out that the accused had travelled to Vikarabad by bike and from there by bus to Karnataka. Based on a tip-off, all the accused have been caught now.