Li Guohua, former general manager of China Unicom, is suspected of “severe violations of discipline and law".
The University of Hyderabad has advised students to return to their homes to minimise the risk of exposure to Covid-19 on the campus.
UoH wanted to restrain authorities from laying an approach road through its campus admeasuring over 18.30 acres.
The approach road, which has resulted in acquisition of 18.30 acres of university land, connects Indian School of Business with Serilingampally.
The University of Hyderabad too would be holding a candle light vigil to protest the killing.