According to police, the murderers said to have arrived in an autorickshaw, knocked on the door and brought him out of the house before hacking him to death with some sharp weapon.
The assailants later fled the scene, they said.
Though Abbas was rushed to a nearby government hospital, he succumbed to injuries. Koppam police here, who are investigating the case, said personal rivalry between the deceased and the attackers was suspected as reason behind the murder.
Some suspects were taken into custody but no arrest was recorded so far, they added.
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