Man murdered by neighbours over garbage row in Andhra Pradesh
By Express News Service | Published: 04th August 2017 12:31 PM |
VISHAKHAPATNAM: A petty row over garbage took a drastic turn after a family of four barged into their neighbours house late on Thursday night and beat him to death with stones, all while his daughter was present in the house at Ravulampalem village in Visakhapatnam district.
The deceased, L Srinivasa Rao (40), was a proclaine driver; drove an earth-mover machine, by profession and shared an open space in front of his house with his neighbour L Appalanaidu, according to inspector (Rural) Ramachandra Rao. He added that all four accused have been taken into custody.
Preliminary information shows there were petty issues over the drainage and dumping of waste. Both families have reportedly been involved in several arguments concerning the issue.
On Thursday night, Srinivasa Rao was beaten to death by stones after Appala Naidu, his wife Varalakshmi, son Apparao and daughter-in-law Chinnamulu went to his house.
Srinivasa Rao’s daughter was also present at home during the incident and alerted neighbours and locals. He was later shifted to a hospital but declared brought dead.
Police said that after the murder, Appalanaidu’s family went home to complete their slumber. A case is being registered and the body has been sent for autopsy.