Worker murdered

A petrol pump worker N. Ramesh (28) was murdered in his room at Brundavan Colony in Safilguda on Friday. Ramesh's friend Muthaiah allegedly killed him by smashing his head with a boulder following a financial dispute. Muthaiah was taken into custody, the police said.

2-year-old girl killed

A two-year-old girl died after she came under the wheels of a lorry near her house at Palmakol village in Shamshabad on Thursday. The police said K. Brunda, daughter of Chaitanya Reddy, was playing near the house when the accident occurred.

Woman found dead

A woman Y. Sunitha (34) was found dead with severe burns in her house at Gowlipura on Thursday. Sunitha's relatives alleged that her husband Sudhakar and in-laws murdered her by setting her ablaze demanding additional dowry of Rs.2 lakhs. Her marriage was held in 2004.