The actor had recently bought the farmhouse and police suspect someone could have killed themselves earlier.

Skeletal remains of body found in actor Nagarjunas farmhouse in Telangana probe on
news Crime Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:20

A highly decomposed body of an unidentified person was found in the premises of popular actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's farmhouse in Papireddyguda in Telangana's Rangareddy district on Wednesday.

The farmhouse falls under the jurisdiction of the Keshampet police and investigation officials who recovered the body, suspect that the death could have taken place six months ago. The police suspect that the death could be a suicide.

According to reports, agricultural land spanning around 40 acres was recently bought by the actor, and it remained unused for several years for which, Nagarjuna had sent some farm workers to the farmhouse asking them to ready the land for organic farm cultivation.

After going there, the farm workers had noticed a foul smell emanating from an abandoned building. When they entered the building, they noticed the skeletal remains of a dead body, which was completely decomposed. Following this, they informed the Village Revenue Officer of the incident.

After being alerted by the VRO, the police inspected the scene with a dog squad and CLUES team, collected forensic evidence, and began the investigation.

The police have filed a case of suspicious death under section 174 of the CrPC on Thursday.

Speaking to TNM on Thursday morning, SI Venkateswarulu, said, “We were alerted by the VRO last night. After inspecting the area and the body, we suspect that it could be a suicide. Though we haven't identified the deceased yet, we are zeroing in on the person.”

“We are investigating the death, it is too early to comment further,” he added.

The police are going through the list of missing persons to identify the deceased. Further details are expected to be revealed soon.



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