A jeweller, who was injured during a robbery at his shop, succumbed at a private hospital.
The victim, M. Mohan Kumar, 39, of Dwarkamayi Nagar, was hit on head with a hammer by two unidentified robbers who had struck at his shop, Sai Balaji Jewellers in Safilguda, on October 2. Before fleeing with about 10 tolas of gold jewellery, the robbers had poured acid in his mouth. He was admitted to a private hospital where he died on Sunday.
The Neredmet police have registered a case of murder and robbery under Sections 302 and 392 and intensified investigation to trace the culprits. (INN)