Hyderabad: Dr Sashi Kumar, who had yesterday fired at Dr Uday Kumar Rachakonda, has allegedly committed suicide at a friend’s farmhouse on Tuesday.
A top general surgeon of Hyderabad Dr. Sashi Kumar who had fired a shot at his former colleague and partner, an anaesthetist yesterday following a row over investments in a private hospital they are setting up in the city has allegedly committed suicide at a friend’s farmhouse on Tuesday.
The incident took place around 4.30 pm on Monday in Himayatnagar area of the city. Although shot at from point-blank range, Dr Uday Kumar Rachakonda had a miraculous escape — the bullet grazed his left ear, and he is recuperating at Apollo Hospital, the police said.
The accused, Dr Shashi Kumar, had fired from his licenced revolver, the police said.
Dr. Sashi was absconding since the incident.