A person discovered useless on railway tracks could possibly be the suspect within the rape and homicide of a six-year-old woman in Hyderabad, the police mentioned right this moment. The police referred to as it a suspected suicide and mentioned the person was believed to be Pallakonda Raju, who had been lacking for the reason that kid’s physique was discovered inside his house on Sunday.
The physique was discovered the identical day because the little one went lacking – final Thursday — mentioned Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar. “It seems to be suicide,” he instructed NDTV.
The Telangana police shared pictures of the person’s physique on Twitter. Although the physique has but to be recognized, the police mentioned he had the identical tattoos because the rape-murder suspect.
#AttentionPlease : The accused of “Baby Sexual Molestation and homicide @ Singareni Colony, discovered useless on the railway monitor, within the limits of #StationGhanpurPoliceStation.
Declared after the verification of identification marks on deceased physique. pic.twitter.com/qCPLG9dCCE
— DGP TELANGANA POLICE (@TelanganaDGP) September 16, 2021
“We’ve got causes to suppose it’s the suspect – tattoo marks on fingers, title tattooed on his hand, his hair fashion…A fingerprint evaluation will affirm it,” the Hyderabad police chief mentioned.
Information of the loss of life comes two days after Telangana Minister Malla Reddy’s remark that the accused “will probably be killed in an encounter”.
“We are going to catch the rapist and assassin. There will probably be an encounter after he’s caught,” Mr Reddy had instructed reporters in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
The police had launched a photograph of the suspect and had introduced a reward of Rs 10 lakh for the 30-year-old, who was a neighbour of the kid he allegedly raped and killed.
The woman was discovered useless inside Raju’s home on Sunday and he had been lacking since.
The woman went lacking from her house in Singareni Colony in Hyderabad on September 9 (Thursday). Her physique was present in the home of the neighbour the following day, wrapped in a bedsheet. An post-mortem confirmed that she was sexually assaulted and strangled.
Preliminary stories had mentioned the accused had been arrested. However when it emerged that the data was false, there have been large protests and rigidity within the space, with residents of the colony demanding justice for the woman and her household. Some even demanded “an encounter”, referring to criminals shot useless by the police.
Minister KT Rama Rao, retracting his earlier tweet asserting the arrest, sought public cooperation to catch him.
“Wish to right my tweet under. I used to be misinformed that he was arrested. Remorse the faulty assertion. The perpetrator is absconding and Hyderabad police has launched a large manhunt for him. Let’s all make our greatest efforts to make sure he is nabbed and delivered to justice shortly,” Mr Rao posted, with a screenshot of his earlier tweet.
Wish to right my tweet under. I used to be misinformed that he was arrested. Remorse the faulty assertion
The perpetrator is absconding & @hydcitypolice has launched a large manhunt for him
Let’s all make our greatest efforts to make sure he is nabbed & delivered to justice shortly https://t.co/IVz9Ri7jzn
— KTR (@KTRTRS) September 14, 2021
A number of politicians, activists, and even movie stars expressed anger and shock and social media customers appealed for justice for the woman and her household.
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