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Man hacked to death in broad daylight, passers-by record video  

January 22, 2023 07:09 pm | Updated January 26, 2023 10:05 am IST - HYDERABAD

A man was hacked to death in broad daylight in the middle of the Jiyaguda-Puranapul road in Kulsumpura police limits here on Sunday.

In the incident, that took place in the evening hours when moderate traffic was moving, a person held the legs of the victim and two others attacked him with a machete and long-handle sickle.

Traffic moving on the side of the road where the gruesome crime took place did not stop. However, motorists passing on the opposite side slowed down and captured the incident on cell phones. The brief clips have gone viral on social media platforms.

The Kulsumpura police retrieved the victim from the pool of blood, and shifted the remains to Osmania General Hospital for further procedure.

As per Aadhaar details verified from the victim’s wallet, the police said he was identified as Jangam Sainath, 32, of Esamia Bazaar, Koti. Preliminarily, police suspect the attack was over past rivalry.

The suspects are yet to be identified. Kulsumpura police are verifying CCTV footage and have formed special teams to nab them. A case has been registered.

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