Man Held for Murder of Teenager

Published: 13th October 2015 03:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2015 03:55 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The body of a 16-year-old teenager, who went missing few months ago, was recovered on Monday. The victim was murdered and body buried at a farmland. The incident took place in Ravulapalli village under Chevella police limits in Ranga Reddy district.

According to Chevella sub-inspector N Rajasekhar, Mahesh, the victim, went missing on July 19 under suspicious circumstances and his parents had lodged a police complaint on July 27. Police, who investigated the case, detained one Lachaiah, in connection with the murder on Monday.It is suspected that family disputes might might be the reason for the murder. Thr body of Mahesh was exhumed from the farmland of Lachaiah in Ravulapalli village.

Chevella police received a tip off reagrding the disappearance of Mahesh and took Lachaiah into custody suspecting his involvement. During the course of investigation, Lachaiah confessed that he has murdered Mahesh and buried the body in his farmland.

Police took the accused to the spot and exhumed the body in the presence of higher officials. Police suspect that family disputes might be the reason for the murder. The victim is a close relative of Lachaiah. The accused had doubted the role of Mahesh behind the suicide of a woman member of the family.

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