Vijayawada: In a shocking incident, a couple was attacked and a man was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants at Kasipadu village of Pedakurapadu mandal in Guntur district on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Pulipati Radhakrishna Murthy, a small-time businessman.
According to Pedakurapadu police, the incident happened in the midnight when both Radhakrishna and his wife Venkata Narasamma barged into their home and thrashed them with knives.
They then stole the gold ornaments worn by Narasamma and fled from the spot. Cops said that Radhakrishna suffered grievous injuries and died on the spot while Narasamma suffered grievous injuries. Locals who heard their screams for help immediately alerted the cops and rushed the woman to a local government hospital and later shifted to Guntur Government General hospital (GGH) for better treatment. Cops reached the spot and examined the crime scene.
Preliminary investigation suggested that three persons were involved in the crime. A case under section 302 of IPC (murder) was registered at Pedakurapadu police station.
Radhakrishna’s body was shifted to GGH for post-mortem. Further investigation is still on.