The deceased, a native of Odisha, had shifted to Sangareddy district a few years ago in search of livelihood.
HYDERABAD: A 22-year-old brick kiln worker was murdered by unknown persons at Annaram village of Sangareddy district in Telangana.
Himanshu was a native of Odisha and a few years ago, he along with his wife came to Annaram village in Gummadidala mandal in search of livelihood.
Himanshu and his wife were employed at the brick kiln of one Sridhar.
As per the police, Himanshu and other workers used to stay in the huts near the brick kiln. He went missing on May 11.
“Himanshu went to work on the night of May 11 at the kiln and did not return home. His wife searched for him along with other workers but could not trace him. On May 13, his fellow workers found his body on a heap of bricks,” a police officer said.
According to police, unknown offenders throttled Himanshu and then slit his throat with a sharp-edged weapon, killing him on the spot.
“We have shifted the body for postmortem. The reason for the murder is yet to be ascertained and all the brick kiln workers are accounted for. We suspect that either money related issues or an affair could be the reason for the murder,” police said.