Two beggars fall into sump in Miyapur, die

, 4:29 PM IST

Hyderabad: Two persons were found dead inside a water sump at Miyapur after they accidentally fell into it in a drunken condition. Miyapur police said that the bodies of Venkat, 45, and Salaiah, 50, were recovered from the 20-feet Manjeera water sump in Lakshmi Nagar.

On Thursday night, the duo reportedly consumed alcohol and while walking near the sump might have slipped and drowned, police said.

According to the police, both were beggars and used to stay in a nearby slum.

A case was registered under section 174 (suspicious death) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

Courtesy: TOI