Telangana man's severed head found in Nalgonda town; second murder in two weeks

Hyderabad: A severed head of a man was found in Telangana's Nalgonda town on Monday, police said.

 Telangana mans severed head found in Nalgonda town; second murder in two weeks

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The decapitated head was kept on the wall of a roadside religious structure in Bottuguda area of the town. Shocked residents informed police after spotting the head.

Police identified the man as 25-year-old P Ramesh and launched a hunt for the torso. Sniffer dogs were also pressed into service to identify the killers.

Ramesh, a tractor driver, was brutally murdered by unidentified persons after he left his home on Sunday night to buy medicines.

A police officer said they were probing the case from all angles. The owner of the tractor was also being questioned.

This is the second murder in the town in less than a week.

B Srinivas, the husband of Nalgonda municipal chairperson B Lakshmi, was murdered with boulders by few people during a quarrel on the night of 24 January.

Police have arrested eight persons in connection with the murder.

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Updated Date: Jan 29, 2018 18:10:21 IST