Hyderabad: A lady official was burnt alive by an unidentified man in her workplace within the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police mentioned. Mandal Income Officer (MRO) Vijaya Reddy was in her chambers when the attacker walked in, poured petrol and set her ablaze.
The official died on the spot whereas two workers who tried to save lots of the MRO had been injured. The situation of considered one of them is said to be essential.
Police mentioned the incident occurred in Abdullahpurmet throughout lunch break when there weren’t many guests within the workplace.
The incident despatched shock waves amongst authorities officers. The staff started protest, demanding safety.
Police have launched the hunt for the assailant.
Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat and senior officers rushed to the scene.