Hyderabad: Sai Teja, who allegedly murdered his mother Bhoo Lakshmi, at their house in Saroornagar on Saturday and decamped with 30 tolas of gold, was allegedly murdered by his three friends. The three friends were incidentally involved in the murder of the woman as well.
The Rachakonda police caught three friends of Sai Teja, after the murder of Bhoo Lakshmi, the trio initially admitted that they encouraged Teja, who was adopted by Bhoo Lakshmi when he was a child to kill his mother.
Sai Teja, who was facing mental health issues, at the instigation of his friends killed his mother at the house with an iron rod and escaped with 30 tolas of gold ornaments from the cupboard.
The police teams continued search for him as he remained elusive after the murder of Bhoo Lakshmi. The police took into custody three friends of Sai Teja, who said the gold ornaments are with Sai Teja who is absconding.
On Wednesday night, the police thoroughly interrogated the three suspects who broke down and admitted they all killed Sai Teja and dumped his body in forest on A.P and Telangana border areas of Khammam district.
Police informed their counterparts and are making efforts to trace the body.