Four people including two women, unaware of the dreadful moment that took their life away, were killed in Telangana’s Adilabad district on Tuesday, police said.
In a horrible incident, Unidentified attackers threw chilli powder in the eyes of the victims before killing them in broad daylight.
Three others sustained injuries in the brutal attack in Bhanisa town, about 260 km from Hyderabad.
Naymat Khan (57) and his son Yonus Khan (30) were hacked to death near a scrap shop. Nayamt’s wife Wahida Begum (50) and another relative, Ayesha (15), were killed at another place in the town.
Wahida was earlier a member of the Bhanisa municipality.The near simultaneous attacks caused panic in the town. Police sent additional forces and launched a hunt for the killers.
Police suspect that dispute over property in the family led to the murders.