Police crack nine months old murder case in Vizag

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 23:35

Visakhapatnam: The mystery over a man`s brutal murder here nine months ago was solved today which the Government Railway Police (GRP) arresting the accused.

The sensational murder came to light on July 16, 2012, when body parts were found stuffed in two bags, which were dumped at Visakhapatnam railway station.

The body was later identified as that of J Ramakrishna (30), who was unmarried and employed with Animal Husbandry Department of the State Government. He was a native of Achanta town in West Godavari district.

Love affairs led to the murder and the suspect, K Ramesh (25), a native of D Savaram village in East Godavari district, has confessed to the crime, Superintendent of Police GRP (Vijayawada) Syam Prasad told reporters here.

Ramakrishna had developed relations with a widow and her two daughters. Ramesh later married the elder daughter of the widow. On coming to know of Ramakrishna`s affairs with his wife and others, Ramesh decided to eliminate him, he said.

Ramesh invited Ramakrishna for lunch on July 15 at his in-laws` house. Later they went to an isolated place, where both consumed liquor, Syam Prasad said.

After Ramakrishna lost consciousness, Ramesh hit him on his neck with a sharp-edged weapon. He chopped the body into elven parts and stuffed them in two bags.

Ramesh boarded a train at Tadepallegudem in West Godavari and came to Vizag railway station, where he dumped the bags and fled, he said.

The accused would be produced in a local court tomorrow.


First Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 23:35

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