A security guard, Mallikarjun, 31, was found murdered in his house at Addagutta in Tukaramgate on Monday.

The victim, along with his wife Chittemma and younger brother Obulesh, was sleeping in their single-room portion when his head was smashed with a boulder. “The door their portion was bolted from inside and there were no signs of forcible entry raising suspicions of his wife or brother killing him,” the police said.

Both, the victim and his brother, work as security guards in a cloth store in Secunderabad. The family hailing from Anantapur had come to city four months ago and had been residing at Addagutta.

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