Police crack twin murder case; absconding accused arrested
The Vanasthalipuram police on Wednesday cracked the twin murder case and arrested the man on charges of allegedly killing his wife and son.
Hyderabad: The Vanasthalipuram police on Wednesday cracked the twin murder case and arrested the man on charges of allegedly killing his wife and son. According to Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat, accused Mohammed Abid Alam (27), a labourer and resident of Autonagar in Vanasthalipuram, killed his wife G Kavitha (alias Saba, 25) and son Mohammed Irfan (2).
The accused allegedly suspected that his wife was having an extra marital affair in his absence. He hatched a plan to kill his wife and son and later marry another woman. As per his plan on April 28, in the absence of co-tenants and house owner, at about 11 am the accused smothered her with a towel to death. Then, he throttled his son to death.
Based on the complaint by G Ramesh (28), elder brother of Kavitha, in which he stated that he found his sister and her son in an empty water plastic drum, the police took up investigation. Police registered a case under section 302 IPC and section 3 (2) (v) of SC/St POA, 2015. The police apprehended the absconding accused on Wednesday.