RIPPriyankaReddy: Young veterinarian Priyanka Reddy who had quit missing on Wednesday night was found dead & charred at Shadnagar, the outskirts of Hyd on Thursday morning. The 26-year-old was suspect of having been raped and killed by two persons who offered to help her punctured 2-wheeler get repaired. According to reports, her burnt body was recover at a range of 30 km from where her 2-wheeler had experienced a flat tyre.
Priyanka Reddy left home at 5:30 pm on Wed, parked her 2-wheeler at Tondupall toll plaza and got a cab to consult a dermatologist at a private-hospital at Gachibowli. CCTC footage showed that she turned to the parking area around 9 pm. According to police “Two men threatened her, claiming her bike had a flat tyre. They offered to get it repaired.”
The duo took the bike and returned after some time claiming that the nearby tyre repair shop close and they would help her by taking it to another shop, police said. She walked for a few metres and waited for the duo at an isolated place where some Lorries were parked.
“My sister called me at 9.22 pm and said two (unknown) persons had offered to help her but returned without getting the tyre repaired. She said nearby there were several persons along with their Lorries. My sister said that she was feeling scared. So, I asked her to be at the toll plaza and be safe,’’ the victim’s younger sister told media personnel.
When the younger sister tried reaching the victim at 9.44 pm, her mobile phone found switched off. Later, the disturbed family approached Shamshabad police, who registered a missing case.
Police suspect the victim may have raped before she murder. Late in the night, police picked up two suspects — a lorry driver and a cleaner, both from Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh — for questioning.
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