Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Four people, including two women, were hacked to death in a family feud in Telangana’s Adilabad district on Tuesday, police said.
Three others were injured in the brutal attack in Bhanisa town, about 260 km from here.
Unidentified attackers threw chilli powder in the eyes of the victims before hacking them to death in broad daylight.
Naymat Khan (57) and his son Yonus Khan (30) were murdered near a scrap shop. Nayamt’s wife Wahida Begum (50) and another relative, Ayesha (15), were killed at another place in the town.
Wahida was earlier a member of the Bhanisa municipality.
The near simultaneous attacks caused panic in the town. Police sent additional forces and launched a hunt for the killers.
Police suspect that dispute over property in the family led to the murders.