Visakhapatnam: A murder-accused rowdy sheeter was hacked to death at Arilova in Vizag city on Saturday night.
Identified as 35-year-old Korada Sai, he was one of the accused in a murder case registered in Arilova police station limits.
A dispute between Sai and his friends over the smuggling of ganja might have led to the murder. At the time of the incident, the victim along with his friends had allegedly consumed liquor and ganja.
A resident of TIC Point area in Arilova, Sai was attacked with rods and sharp-edged weapons. He was shifted to a private hospital in Health City at Arilova, however, he was declared brought dead.
Family members of Sai alleged that seven persons were involved in the murder and most of the accused persons were his friends. "Though there was no old-rivalry with anyone, some people had developed a grudge against him. With the reason, they murdered him," they said
Sai's wife also named some persons in connection with the murder case.
Based on the complaint from the family members, Arilova police registered a case and launched an investigation to identify the accused. Police shifted the body to the KGH morgue for post mortem.
It was learnt that the victim is survived with a wife and six-year-old daughter