VIJAYAWADA: Family members of Durga Rao, who was murdered at Pinakadimi in Pedavegi mandal of West Godavari district on April 6 this year, are said to have been picked up by the city police in connection with the triple murder at Peda Avutupalli Wednesday.
Among the three people who were killed on Wednesday, two were accused of murdering of Durga Rao.
According to police sources, family members of Durga Rao are being questioned after they collected some useful clues from the the staff of Rayala Humpy Hotel at Hanuman Junction in which the killers stayed for three days.
A group of six people, most of them below 30 years of age, stayed at the Rayala Humpy Hotel. It turned out that all of them were north Indians as they spoke in Hindi.
Though the police have not officially confirmed, it is said that six teams have been formed to nab the killers who are believed to be from north India.
The cops are trying to get more clues with the help of victim’s car driver P Naresh who surrendered before One Town police station in Eluru.