The police have arrested a relative of a former TRS MLA in connection with the cold-blooded murder of a lawyer couple in Peddapalli of Telangana.
In the ongoing probe into the horrific hacking of Telangana high court advocate couple in Peddapalli of Telangana, the police have arrested kin of former TRS MLA, for allegedly supplying the weapon and car to the killers.
Ramagundam police on Friday arrested Bittu Srinu relative of former TRS MLA and current Peddapalli Zila Parishad chairman Putta Madhu.
Gattu Vaman Rao and his wife PV Nagamani were hacked to death after being dragged out of their car in broad daylight by the accused after a dispute over temple and house construction. The incident took place on Wednesday.
On Thursday, the police arrested three accused, identified as Veldi Vasantha Rao, Kunta Srinivas and Akkapaka Kumar, in this case.
According to the police, the accused number 2 – Kunta Srinivas, who is the Manthani Mandal president of TRS, held grudges against the lawyer couple for their activism and which lead to the killing.
However, the cops have denied any political angle behind the murders.