HYDERABAD: A youngster who ventured out of his residence along with three friends was found murdered in bushes near Mir Alam Tank in Bahadurpura on Saturday night.
The victim, Shaikh Mohammed, 20, was found dead with his throat slit by unidentified persons, Bahadurpura police said.
Based on the information given by locals, police, after identifying Shaikh, called his grandmother, a resident of Kalapathar. She identified the body.
According to the information given by her, Shaikh had been residing with her and was addicted to ganja and alcohol.
Some days ago, one Mohammed Sajid and his friends picked up a quarrel with Shaikh over the latter drinking and smoking during the holy month of Ramzan.
On Saturday, Sajid along with two others went to Shaikh’s residence and took him along with them for a compromise. A few hours later, Shaikh’s grandmother got information that he was murdered.
Police said they were investigating the case and were on the lookout for the three suspects. A case was registered under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC.