Monday, May 27, 2024

Two transgenders brutally murdered in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Two transgender persons were bludgeoned to death by unidentified assailants in the Tappachabutra area of Hyderabad This happened at an isolated place when the two were returning to their homes in Jhirra Tappachabutra.

The two were waylaid by the assailants near their home when they were returning on their Activa scooty. The assailants allegedly waylaid them and attacked with big stones and daggers. Both the victims died on the spot.

The victims have been identified as Yusuf, who went by the name of Dolly, and Riyaz, who was called Sofia. Both were between 25 and 30 years of age.

In the month of May, an auto driver named Azhar had died by suicide at Pahadishareef in the house of a transgender and his family members alleged he was murdered. The murder of two transgenders is connected to the case, local media reports stated.

Kiran Khare, DCP South-West, Hyderabad, visited the scene of offence and stated that police booked a case and took a few persons taken into custody. “The probe is going on. So far we don’t have evidence against anyone to connect them with murder. All angles will be probed to find out the exact reason,” he told media persons.

The two bodies have been sent to the mortuary where their postmortem examination will be conducted. The case has been registered under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code by Tappachabutra Police.

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