Telangana: Couple of activists, remembered for filing PILs, hacked to death

A double murder case in Telangana has created a sensation. An advocate couple were killed on Wednesday afternoon in Telangana's Peddapalli district by unknown individuals who assaulted them with a sickle.

Gattu Vaman Rao and Nagamani, lawyers at the High Court of Telangana, were going home from Hyderabad when the two men who had hacked them to death near the village of Kalvacherla in Ramagiri Mandal, Telangana. The deceased couple's family alleged that a leader of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was behind the murder, claiming the two were battling contentious cases, including a disproportionate assets case against Chairman Putta Madhukar of Zilla Parishad.