ANDHRA PRADESH

Cousin involved in Sweta’s killing

Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: A cousin turned out to be the prime suspect in the brutal murder of Sweta, whose body was found in her rented accomodation at Sri Nidhi Colony in Karmanghat on Tuesday.

Police sources on Wednesday said that they stumbled upon evidence confirming that her cousin, Shekhar, came to the house on Tuesday afternoon.Based on telephone call data analysis, investigators surmise that Shekhar had come to the house on Tuesday noon after confirming that the girl was alone at home.

The owner’s wife toosaid that she saw a youth in the ground-floor portion when she came downstairs around 2 p.m. that day. Police are yet to reconstruct what happened afterwards. Forensic doctors, told the police that the killer(s) hit Sweta on her head with a broken beer bottle inflicting deep cuts.

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