Telangana Police on Thursday arrested three individuals together with a pacesetter of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in reference to the ugly homicide of an advocate couple. Kunta Srinivas, the primary accused and President of the ruling social gathering’s Manthani mandal unit, was among the many arrested.
Inspector-Common of Police (North Zone) Y. Nagi Reddy introduced the arrests on Thursday night time. Chiranjeevi and Akkapaka Kumar are the 2 different accused taken into custody.
Just a few hours earlier than the police official introduced the arrests, the TRS suspended Srinivas from the social gathering with quick impact.
Srinivas and Chiranjeevi have been arrested between Wankedi and Chandrapur in Maharashtra.
After committing the crime, the assailants reached Sundilla barrage, threw the sickles used within the murders, into the irrigation mission and altered their blood-stained garments earlier than leaving for Maharashtra.
Gattu Vamana Rao and his spouse Nagamani, who have been training at Telangana Excessive Court docket, have been waylaid and stabbed indiscriminately by assailants, who got here in a SUV, close to Kalwacheral in Peddapalli district.
The couple was returning in a automotive to Hyderabad after showing for a case in an area court docket at Manthani.
Movies which went viral on social media present Vamana Rao (53) and Nagamani (50) being repeatedly stabbed by two individuals on the street.
Earlier than succumbing to his accidents, Vamana Rao spelled out the identify of Kunta Srinivas.
On a criticism by Vamana Rao’s father, police registered a case towards Srinivas and others.
Whereas the slain lawyer’s father alleged that politically influential individuals are behind this double homicide, police claimed that they didn’t come throughout any political motives behind the homicide.
Based on police, Srinivas was earlier a member of Sikasa, an affiliated organisation of CPI-Maoist.
The IG stated that Srinivas instructed them that he has had disputes with Vamana Rao for the final 5 years. The advocate was combating circumstances towards Srinivas in reference to points associated to an area temple.
The ugly murders shocked the whole state and triggered outrage amongst attorneys, who boycotted the courts on Thursday, demanding quick arrest of the responsible.
The Excessive Court docket took suo moto cognisance of the double homicide and directed the federal government to conduct thorough investigation and submit a standing report by March 1.