Hyderabad minor rape-murder: We will catch the accused and kill him in an encounter, says Telangana minister
Hyderabad: Telangana Labour and Employment Minister Malla Reddy on Tuesday said that the guilty person in the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad “will be nabbed and will be killed in an encounter”.
Speaking to the media, Reddy said, “He (Accused in 6-year-old rape and murder case) should be encountered. We will nab the accused and will encounter him. We will stand by the victim’s family. We console them and will provide aid to the family. We will encounter him (the accused).
According to police, the 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her 30-year-old neighbour in Hyderabad on Thursday. The incident took place in the Saidabad police station area of Hyderabad.
The police said that Pallakonda Raju (30) befriended the child before allegedly committing the offence in his house. The girl was found dead in his house hours after she went missing, as per a NewsMinute report. Since then, as many as nine special teams constituted by the police have been conducting search operations for the accused, who is absconding
The Deputy Commissioner of Police, East Zone, Dr Ramesh said that the police received a complaint that the girl went missing on Thursday morning. Immediately, they started the search operation but could not find her. Her body was found at the accused’s residence on Friday morning.
However, the accused is absconding . Meanwhile, Hyderabad City Police has announced a reward of Rs 10 lakhs for information leading to the arrest of Pallakonda Raju (30) who allegedly raped and murdered a 6-year-old girl in the Saidabad area of the city. According to the police, the man is about 5.9 feet tall, and has long hair that he ties up.