Hyderabad: A confession call helped the Cyberabad police identify the three accused persons involved in the gang-rape and murder of a tribal woman on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
The trio, identified as Vadithya Madhu Naik, Sindam Anandam, and Talluri Kutumba Reddy, was arrested and sent to judicial remand on Friday, said M. Venkateshwarlu, the DCP of Madhapur zone of Cyberabad.
The body of a 32-year-old tribal woman who was gang-raped and killed in Sangareddy was found on 5 November.
According to the police, the accused called Vadithya Ramsingh, the counsellor of Bhojya tanda of Kollur village, on Wednesday and informed him that they had brought the victim to a shed located in a field on the outskirts. The three men had raped the woman who became unconscious and died, the accused told the counsellor. Mr. Ramsingh immediately informed the victim's in-laws at Kollur, her mother at Miyapur, and the police.
According to the police, on Tuesday night Madhu Naik called the victim who was at her mother's home in Miyapur. He asked her to meet him outside the house. However, when she went there, she saw that two other men were in the car with Madhu.
She tried to return home but the men dragged her into the vehicle and took her to Kollur. They forced her to consume alcohol. They took her to the shed in the fields and raped her. When the woman fell unconscious and died, the three men fled the place. The next day, they informed Ramsingh about the incident.