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Hyderabad:Man accused in 6-year-old’s rape and murder case is still fugitive.

HYDERABAD: Despite preliminary claims by the police and authorities, the accused within the rape and homicide of a 6-year-old lady from Saidabad remains to be at massive.
“No, he is not in custody yet. But we will catch him soon and bring him to justice,” Malakpet ACP Venkata Ramana stated.
Altogether 15 particular police groups of the commissioner’ process drive are scouring the size and breadth of Telangana and border cities to catch the fugitive.
So far, the police have succeeded in securing a CCTV footage from Falaknuma that exhibits the accused carrying a cap and face masks, whereas transferring together with one other individual. The process drive detained the opposite individual, however he couldn’t reveal a lot concerning the fugitive’s whereabouts.
“During interrogation, he claimed that it was on the same day that he first came across the suspect at a construction site. He makes money for the day and moves elsewhere,’’ a source in Hyderabad police told TOI.
“He is a vagabond and never stayed at his Saidabad house permanently. He is not using a mobile phone and so it has become difficult to catch him,” one other officer probing the case stated, including that the face masks and cap has made identification a herculean process.
The youngster was sexually assaulted and murdered on September 9 by the 27-year-old accused who occurs to be her neighbour in Saidabad. The lady went lacking on Thursday afternoon and the household went to Saidabad police station after a search.
As the neighbour was additionally lacking, the sufferer’s dad and mom with the assist of police went into his home and it was right here they discovered her wrapped in a bedsheet.
‘‘Area a hub of illegal activities’
A case beneath Pocso Act, rape and homicide has been registered. Following the incident, huge protests erupted, resulting in pelting of stones too. As a outcome, extra forces needed to be rushed to deliver the state of affairs beneath management.
When police have been shifting the sufferer’s physique, protesters obstructed the route, demanding justice apart from asking authorities to pay compensation to her dad and mom. Locals alleged the locality had develop into a hub of unlawful actions and that open sale of liquor led to the heinous crime. While initially Rachakonda’s Addagudur police instructed media about choosing up the suspect, sources confirmed that solely members of the family, together with spouse and oldsters, of the accused have been taken into custody and shifted to town.
(The sufferer’s identification has not been revealed to guard her privateness as per Supreme courtroom directives on instances associated to sexual assault)

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