Three held on

charge of murder

The police on Friday arrested three persons on the charge of murder reported at Eletipadu under Iragavaram mandal in the district a week ago. The accused, hailing from the same village, allegedly strangulated Janga Ramajogi (70), watchman of the local Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) in an attempt to loot the PACS office. The victim was allegedly tied to a pole and gagged, leading to his death.