Crave for land forces man to kill father, brothers

Hyderabad: Three members of a family were brutally murdered by another family member.

Going into the details, the accused Sama Mallesh murdered his father Sama Bhaskaraiah and two younger brothers Sama Srisailam, 18, and Ramaswamy, 16, with a boulder for a piece of land.

According to the news reported in the Deccan Chronicle, the couple Bhaskaraiah and Lakshmamma hail from Mamillapalli village in Uppununthala mandal. Their younger son Ramaswamy is in tenth standard, another son Srisailam helped them in field works. The accused Mallesh is addicted to alcohol and always fights with his parents for his share of land.

As part of his plan, Sama Mallesh killed both his brothers in the fields with a boulder. Then he went to his home and took his father to the field and also killed him with the boulder.

He left the three bodies there in the fields and informed his maternal uncle Venkataiah about the murders over phone on Sunday morning.

Later, the villagers caught Mallesh and handed him to the police.