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AP police looking for four murder suspects in Thane

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

A team of Andhra Pradesh police is camping here, looking for some people involved in the murder of an astrologer in the West Godavari district.

Bootham Durgarao, resident of Pinakadimi village of West Godavari district, was murdered on April 7 this year.

A Srinivasa Rao, senior inspector, Andhra Pradesh police, said four of the accused, namely, Tirupati Naga Raju alias Swamiji, T Chiranjeevi alias Siddhu Raj alias Pawan Kumar, T Shiva Krishna and T Sridevi (Swamiji's wife) were suspected to be hiding here.

They are believed to have stayed in Panchpakhadi, Samata Nagar and Kalwa areas here.

According to Rao, as many as 19 persons were involved in the murder, and eleven of them were already arrested.

Swamiji, one of the suspects, was an astrologer himself with some high-profile clients. He was facing some other criminal cases in Andhra Pradesh too, he said.

First Published: Thu, October 23 2014. 18:15 IST