Four members of a family were killed and two others injured in Trimulghery of the Secunderabad Cantonment area on Friday.
A GHMC vehicle reportedly lost control and rammed into the family walking on the road. While Azhar and his three kids were killed, his wife and daughter were seriously injured and admitted to a hospital.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the driver of the vehicle was drunk as a result of which he lost control of the vehicle. The police have arrested him and taken up further investigation.
Minister for Animal Husbandry Talasani Srinivas Yadav expressd his shock over the tragedy, and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the family of the deceased. He also said that the cost of the treatment of the woman and her daughter in the hospital would be borne by the government.