Hyderabad: The police has made a breakthrough in the murder of pregnant woman whose body was found butchered and stuffed inside sacks near Botanical Gardens, Gachibowli recently.
The police traced the house of the accused Amarkanth Jha in the city. The mother of the accused was taken into police custody on Monday.
On January 30, a body of a woman was found at Sriram Nagar colony near Kondapur Botanical Gardens. According to the police, Amarkanth Jha, a native of Bihar, along with his family migrated to Hyderabad a few years ago. The family has been living in Siddiquinagar near Madhapur in the city. Amarnath was working at a bar in the locality.
The victim, who was eight months pregnant at the time of death, used to frequently quarrel with her in-laws, the police said. On the night of January 28, the woman was hacked to death by her brothers-in-law Amarkanth Jha and Vijay Kumar along with the help of the mother. They then chopped the victim into pieces and stuffed the body into a gunny bag. In order to destroy evidence, the accused left the gunny bag before the Botanical Gardens in Kondapur.
While the victim's mother-in-law has been arrested in the case, the police has formed teams to arrest Vijay Kumar and Amarkanth.