An autorickshaw driver was found murdered on the roadside near his residence at Alinagar under Mailardevpally on Sunday morning.
Mailardevpally Inspector B. Ramesh said that some persons known to the victim Anwar Hussain (45) killed him by inflicting serious stab wounds on his neck.
The incident came to light when passers-by noticed the body today morning and alerted the police.
The Inspector said that family dispute could be one of the reasons for the murder.
A hunt is on to nab the culprits.