ANDHRA PRADESH

HAL employee stabbed to death

A senior supervisor of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, V. Sailoo, on his way to office was stabbed to death by unidentified persons near Sri Lata Garden in Bowenpally, a kilometre away from local police station, on Thursday.

Forty-nine-year-old Sailoo started on his bike from his house at Koyabasthi in Hasmathpet around 10 a.m. The killers intercepted him on the road and attacked him with knives inflicting multiple wounds on him even as scared passers-by fled the spot. At least two persons participated in the attack, the Inspector C. Venugopal Reddy, said. Motive behind the attack was not yet known. Sailoo reportedly used to operate chits and developed differences on payments with his kin, the police believe.

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