Tue, Oct 27, 2015, 10:00 AM
A red sanders smuggler Srinivas waas killed in an acid attack at Subbareddy Nagar in Tirupati at 2 am on Tuesday. Srinivas, who used to work as taxi driver, is accused in red sanders and murder cases. He hails from Vedurukuppam mandal in the district. According to police, old rivalry might have led to the killing of Srinivas. Tirupati East police said unidentified persons barged into the house of Srinivas and stuffed a piece of cloth into the mouth of Srinivas's wife and poured acid on the deceased. He died while being taken to the hospital.