16 held for double murder

Published: 07th July 2013 08:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2013 08:57 AM   |  A+A-

The police on Saturday arrested 16 persons for their alleged invlovement in a double murder case committed in Kurnool town on June 27 and seized three vehicles, 11 bombs and 11 hunting knives that were used in perpetration of the crime. The accused were produced before the court.

Speaking to the media at the police control room here on Saturday, Kurnool DSP Ramakrishna said the arrested included Erukala Linganna, the main accused in the case and 15 others. They were nabbed from a secluded place at Chennarayudu tippe, on the outskirts of Markapuram village in Kallur mandal, where they were hiding to evade police arrest.

The police seized one motorcycle, two SUVs, 11 hand-made bumbs, 10 hunting knives and one small knife from their hideout, the DSP said. CI Srinivasamurthy and others were also present on the occasion.

Police Arrest Three Murder Accused

Nizamabad: The Nizamabad police on Saturday cracked the murder case of Koulas Sailu (25), an agriculturist from Thirmanapalli who was beaten to death by three persons on May 11 at Abangapatnam in Navipet mandal.

According to SP KV Mohan Rao the arrested Peddamanda Sailu (40), Peddamanda Devanna (24) residents of Nandigam in Navipet mandal and Bollaram Srinivas Goud (27) from Doompalli in Renjal mandal hatched a plan to steal money from the deceased and murdered him.

“The accused while having liquor at Nandigam village saw Koulas Sailu in possession of Rs 500 bundle.

They killed Sailu and stole Rs 39,000 from the deceased. The accused later escaped from the spot and shared the money. We registered the case based on the complaint lodged by the relative of the deceased,” said the SP in a press conference. The police recovered stolen cash from the accused.

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