Rachakonda (Telangana): Police on Tuesday arrested an alleged serial killer who allegedly raped and murdered three minor girls.
“Officials of special operation team of Rachakonda along with local police nabbed Marri Srinivas Reddy, resident of Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district,” said police commissioner Mahesh Bhagwath.
On April 25, a resident of Hajipur village had lodged a police complaint in the case of his 14-year missing daughter. A special operation team was later formed by the police commissioner in the case which has nabbed the alleged serial killer.
The 14-year old girl was on her way back home when the accused gave her lift and took her to a secluded spot, the official said.
“During his interrogation, the accused has confessed that he is a habitual sexual offender. He has confessed to having raped and killed three minor girls since 2015,” said the police official.
The accused is alleged to have raped and killed three minor girls in the outskirts of Hajipur village and hidden the evidence by dumping their bodies in a well, added the police official.
Police reportedly recovered victims’ clothes, school bag and ID cards from the scene of offense.