In a macabre incident, a 38-year-old man was hacked to death in the Arundelpet area of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday night as per a report in The New Indian Express.
The man whose identity has been revealed as Basavala Vasu, was standing on the road after coming out of a shop, when six people came in a Scorpio and attacked him.
All the six attackers were wearing masks.
The vehicle first hit him and after he fell down on the road, the men repeatedly hacked him with sharp weapons.
After attacking him viciously, they left him for dead.
The crime happened in a matter of a few minutes before the attackers sped away.
Arundelpet CI Y Srinivasa Rao told NIE that Basavala who was a resident of Vidya Nagar, was a rowdy-sheeter and the attack could have been carried out by rivals.
Police are trying to trace the attackers based on CCTV footage which has captured the entire incident.
A probe has been ordered and a case has been registered.
In a similar incident in Guntur on October 22, a rowdy-sheeter was hacked to death and his body was discovered near the railway station at Tenali. M Srinivasa Reddy alias Banda Srinu (35) was a resident of Jayaprakash Nagar and has sustained serious injuries after a quarrel with Suresh and Nagendra at a vegetable market on October 19.