In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old girl was killed and dumped into a lake by her boyfriend, who allegedly suspected her loyalty, in Jeedimetla on Friday.
The incident came to light on Saturday. The victim was identified as Sowmya, a first-year degree student, a resident of Shahpur.
The accused Krishna, a cab driver, who also is a relative of Sowmya's, was allegedly in a relationship with her for nearly six months. They also reportedly planned to get married. However, suspecting her loyalty, he killed her yesterday and dumped her body in the bushes at the IDL lake in Jeedimetla, informed the police.
The deceased’s mother, Sunitha filed a missing complaint with the Jeedimetla police when her daughter didn’t return from college.
Before the police could crack the case, the accused surrendered to the Kukkatpally police and confessed to the crime.
Speaking to TNM, Jeedimetla police Inspector C Shanker Reddy said, “The accused picked her up from her college bus stop at around 8.45 am and took her to an isolated place in HMT area. He complained to Sowmya that whenever he called her, her phone would always be busy. He suspected her loyalty and angered by it, he gave a hard fist blow on her chest, following which she died. He later took the dead body in his car and disposed it near the lake.”
Saying that the accused confessed to the crime, Shankar added that Krishna probably disposed the body around 8-10pm.
“We have filed a case under section 302 (punishment for murder). The body is being sent to Gandhi hospital for autopsy,” he said.