The incident came to light when Rao’s worker Ahmed found blood stain on the walls

An elderly couple was found murdered in their house at Green City Colony at Budwel under Rajendranagar police station limits on Thursday.

Police said the assailants killed D. Babu Rao (75), a welding shop owner and his wife Bhagirathi (65) by smashing their heads with a hammer.

The incident came to light when Rao’s worker Mohammed Moinuddin Ahmed came to his house and found blood stain on the walls. Sensing something wrong, he peeped through the window and found the couple dead.

Property dispute?

Rajendranagar Inspector S. Jairam said some persons known to the victims could have killed them as there were no signs of forcible entry into the house.

Inquiries revealed that one of the couple’s relative might have murdered them in connection with the decades-old property dispute. Based on Ahmed’s complaint, the police registered a murder case under Section 302 of IPC and took up investigations.

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