The Telangana Police on Thursday (February 18) arrested the three essential accused within the twin murders of lawyer-couple G Vaman Rao and his spouse PV Nagamani.
The essential accused, expelled TRS leader Kunta Srinivas, together with the opposite two accused, Chiranjeevi and Kumar have been arrested from Maharashtra’s Chandrapur, the place they have been in hiding, reported News18.com. The police have additionally seized the black automobile used within the crime.
G Vaman Rao and his spouse have been brutally hacked to demise by skilled killers in full public view on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Wednesday (February 17). Before his demise, Vaman Rao had accused Srinivas of the crime.
According to police, the deceased couple and the accused have a historical past of fueds. The newest bone of rivalry was a chunk of goverment land on which Srinivas and one other accused, Vasantha Rao, an influential native leader, wished to assemble a temple. Vaman Rao and his spouse have been against this concept and had filed a number of court docket circumstances to cease them.
“The murder was pre-planned. Srinivas hired professional killers who followed the couple who were on their way to Hyderabad. They tracked them down, blocked their vehicle and stabbed them to death in the middle of the road. The accused confessed that the motive behind the murder was a series of legal cases filed against him by the deceased couple,” stated Inspector General Nagi Reddy.
According to the police, Kunta Srinivas has a historical past of felony circumstances in opposition to him which incorporates vandalism of public property and extortion. Both the BJP and Congress are actually demanding a CBI probe into the matter.
“In his dying declaration, Vaman Rao named TRS Manthani Mandal president Kunta Srinivas. The couple was murdered by the TRS sand mafia for raising their voice against the custodial killing of a dalit, Seelam Rangaiah on May 25, 2020. Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao’s silence is deafening and only a CBI inquiry will bring out the truth,” stated Congress MP Uttam Kumar Reddy in keeping with the News18 report.
Three-high degree groups have been set as much as probe the double murders. Meanwhile, the police have taken into custody 10 of Srinivas’s associates along with the three arrests by the police on Thursday (February 18).