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Actor among 3 more arrested in NRI's murder case

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Three more persons, including Surya Prasad, were arrested on Thursday in the murder case of Florida-based Chigurupati Jayaram, police said.

Besides Prasad, the police also took Kishore and Anji Reddy into custody.

of told reporters that they have almost completed the investigations into the case.

He said the investigations revealed that Jayaram's niece had no role in the murder.

According to police, main accused had hatched a conspiracy to extort money from Jayaram. Surya Prasad and Kishore brought Jayaram to his house in posh and it was here that the was murdered. Anji Reddy reached Rakesh Reddy's house after the murder but did not inform police.

On allegations that spoke to couple of police officers after the murder, the DCP said they were conducting investigations.

He said while had relations with politicians but there was no evidence of any political involvement in the crime.

The body of Jayaram, 55, who was of Coastal Bank, was found on the back seat of his car off the national highway near Nandiagama close to on January 31.

Jayaram, also a Managing of Express TV, a now defunct Telugu channel, had come to from the a few days earlier.

The crime was first investigated by the Police, which arrested Rakesh Reddy and his The case was later transferred to Telangana after it was revealed that Jayaram was murdered at a house in and his body was dumped in

Jayaram's wife has also demanded a probe against Shikha, who was allegedly in a relationship with Rakesh Reddy.

She had said that after the murder, Shikha barged into their house in and that some key documents and valuables were found missing subsequently.



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 22:48 IST