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TRS leader killed in attack by gang in Telangana; kin assault

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A was killed in an attack on him allegedly by a group of people at district Tuesday following which some of his relatives assaulted two workers blaming them for the death, police said.

Narayana R,(65), was attacked using sticks and stones by a group while he was going on his two-wheeler near an agricultural field in Sultanpur village this morning resulting in his death.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Narayana's had allegedly spoken ill of a woman in the village and subsequently her family members locked up in his house Monday and 'attacked and killed' Narayana this morning, they said.

Additional forces have been deployed in the village and the situation is under control and peaceful, District Superintendent of Police T told PTI.

A case of murder and rioting under relevant IPC sections was registered based on a complaint filed by the deceased's son and some suspects have been picked up for questioning, the said.

The motive behind the murder seems to be talking ill about the woman. However, we are verifying political angle as well, the added.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 16:55 IST