The accused is Thirmali Mahesh, and had committed the crime under the Puranapul bridge of Kulsumpura police limits in the city.
In the cases reported this year at Dammaiguda and Saidabad, the police were heavily reliant on technology, leaving them clueless for around a week.
While Jagtial district saw a six-year-old girl sexually assaulted by a teenager, a similar incident was reported from Mangalhat where a nine-year-old girl was abused by her distant relative.
Despite the decline in the crime rate, the State still recorded the maximum number of crimes against women in the southern part of the country.
TPCC chief A Revanth Reddy said TRS leader KT Rama Rao’s lack of knowledge about the arrest of the accused speaks volumes about the state of administration under the TRS government.
Telangana has witnessed an overall increase of over 12 per cent in the crimes in the year 2020, when compared to the year 2019.
According to sources, the victim Sirisetty Santhosh belonged to Vilasagar in Jammikunta Mandal. He used to work in paddy and cotton fields.
It is learnt that the accused, Ravinder and Kishore, are threatening the victims to withdraw the plaint.
The accused in the case, Raju, allegedly committed the crime on Thursday night by taking her into a room in his house by enticing her with chocolates.
One of the victims' daughter is an eyewitness to the killing.
90-year-old Balayya's body was recovered after the neighbours complained of a foul smell from the house.
The official said the man's intention was to pose as if he is possession of a real gun and wanted to threaten people.
A man kept his grandfather's body in a fridge at their house in Warangal district as he was allegedly not having money to perform his last rites.
In a shocking incident, a woman murdered her ailing sons by hanging them from the ceiling and attempted to kill herself afterwards, at Shanti Nagar in Sangareddy town on Friday.
It was found that the accused targeted single women at labour addas and toddy compounds and robbed them.