The Rachakonda police, on October 20 arrested 7 persons accused in the killing of rowdy sheeter, Waheed Ali.
According to the police, Waheed Ali was killed on October 10 at Kandiri Gundla Gutta near JalpallyLake at Balapur Mandal.
The investigation found that the main accused Shaik Ismail was known to Waheed Ali as they met in Jail about 3 years back and both hold a criminal history.
What led to the murder was Shaik Ismail's suspicion over Waheed Ali. Shaik thought that Waheed was giving information about his criminal activities to the police.
"Shaik Ismail and Syed Abid met the deceased on October 10 evening and picked him from his house. They took him on a two-wheeler to Upparpally, where all three consumed liquor at a wine shop. Meanwhile accused Shaik Ismail contacted Syed Zaheeruddin and others. Accused Zaheer, Mohammad Shabaz, Mohammad Omer, Mohammad Khaja Shabaaz and Mohammad Ameer reached Laxmiguda Chowrasta carrying weapons. From there all of them followed Ismail, Abid & Waheed and went towards Jalpally lake bund,” said Police.
According to police, the accused took Waheed Ali behind the hillocks where they offered him more drinks. When Waheed Ali turned heavily intoxicated the accused Ismail and Zaheer attacked with weapons resulting in his death. Then the accused hid the dead body in between the rocks. Later, the accused took shelter at Munni Bee's house, near Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad.
On October 20, Pahadishreef Police apprehended and arrested the 7 accused from Pahadishareef area and produced them before the court for judicial remand on October 21. Eighth accused Munni Bee is absconding.