Hyderabad: PD Act evoked on two accused in realtor double murder case

Hyderabad: Two men who were arrested in a double murder realtor case that took place in Ibrahimpatnam on June 1 have been detained under the Preventive Detention Act (PD Act) on Thursday.

The murder took place around 6 am at Karnamguda village in Rangareddy district under the limits of Rachakonda Police Commissionerate on June 1. The deceased – Srinivas Reddy and Raghavendra Reddy – were shot dead while they were returning to Hyderabad after visiting a real estate project.

On June 3, police arrested – Syed Raheem (35) and Sameer Ali (24).

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According to the police, Sameer Ali, who hailed from Bihar, worked as an AC technician while Syed Raheem is from Hyderabad. Syed Raheem had close contacts with a Bihar gang who were involved in the legal supply of country-made guns.

Srinivas Reddy and Raghavendra Reddy had a land dispute with Matta Reddy. Matta Reddy decided to kill them and sought the help of the accused persons.

Matta Reddy gave Rs 1 lakh cash and a car to Syed Raheem and Sameer Ali who then went to Bihar to purchase the crime weapons. They returned to Hyderabad with the ammunition and on June 1 killed the realtors.

On June 3, Syed Raheem and Sameer Ali were arrested by the Ibrahimpatnam police. Two country-made pistols fired empty cartridges and live ammunition was also recovered.

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