Rowdy-sheeter murdered, gang rivalry suspected

He was attacked by unidentified miscreants, say police

October 22, 2019 01:13 am | Updated 01:13 am IST - VISAKHAPATNAM

A 30-year-old rowdy-sheeter was allegedly murdered over old gang rivalry, near the Park Centre in Anakapalle town Visakhapatnam district.

The deceased has been identified as Karri Rajesh, a resident of Gavarapalem in Anakapalle.

According to Anakapalle Town Inspector Bhaskara Rao, unidentified miscreants reportedly attacked Rajesh with sharp edged weapons in the wee hours of Monday, resulting in his death on the spot. Wound marks were found all over his body including face, he said.

CLUES team examined the scene of crime. Later, the body was shifted for post-mortem. Acting on a complaint lodged by the victim’s father, the police have registered a case.

Meanwhile, police sources said that they were zeroing down on the suspects who allegedly had rivalries with Rajesh. The family members of Rajesh and a few others are being questioned.

Booked under PD Act

It is learnt that Rajesh was allegedly involved in a murder case reported from the Housing Board Colony under Kasimkota police station limits in 2013, apart from several other cases reported from Anakapalle Town police station limits. Moreover, Rajesh was booked under the PD Act a few years ago.

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