Press Esc to close

IAS officer, son held in murder case

HYDERABAD: March 22, 2017, DHNS 1:00 IST

Hyderabad West Zone police on Tuesday arrested senior IAS officer Dharavat Venkateswara Rao and his son Dharavat Venkata Sukruth for murdering their car driver. Sukurth had reportedly murdered the driver on the terrace of an apartment complex in Yousufguda here on Friday.

The police arrested Rao also for assisting his son in concealing the body of the driver.
The IAS officer is joint secretary to the Agriculture Corporation, Telangana, while his son Sukruth is a second year law student

According to the police, Sukruth and his estranged mother’s driver, Bhukya Nagaraj, got habituated to drinking liquor on the terrace of Sri Kalyan Residency apartment, which is close to Sukruth’s Mathura Nagar residence. On Friday last, they both entered the apartment complex around 10.30 pm and consumed liquor. Police said Nagaraj then touched Sukruth inappropriately and tried to initiate unnatural sex. Sukruth got into an argument with Nagaraj and both had a scuffle. Sukruth then hit him on the head with a brick, killing him on the spot.

He then disclosed the offence he had committed to his father and other family members. The IAS officer suggested disposing of the body. Police said the CCTV footage at the apartment complex and the call data of the father-son duo helped nab them.
DH News Service

Go to Top

Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
Deepika Padukone with child artists at the promotion of film Padmavati...

Deepika Padukone with child artists at the promotion of film Padmavati...

Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Deepika Padukone at the promotion of film Padmavati...

Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Deepika Padukone at the promotion of film Padmavati...

Shilpa Shetty Kundra with husband Raj Kundra during an event...

Shilpa Shetty Kundra with husband Raj Kundra during an event...

Shikhar Dhawan and L Rahul during Day 4 of the first cricket test math against Sri Lanka...

Shikhar Dhawan and L Rahul during Day 4 of the first cricket test math against Sri Lanka...

Devotees offer prayers to Lord Ayyappa at Bindapur...

Devotees offer prayers to Lord Ayyappa at Bindapur...

Devotees from Mymnmar going to offer huge robe to Lord Buddha at Bodhgaya Mahabodhi temple...

Devotees from Mymnmar going to offer huge robe to Lord Buddha at Bodhgaya Mahabodhi temple...

Contingents of various countries taking part in march past during the opening ceremony of AIBA....

Contingents of various countries taking part in march past during the opening ceremony of AIBA....

Music composer A R Rahman performs at The Sufi Route concert at Qutub Minar....

Music composer A R Rahman performs at The Sufi Route concert at Qutub Minar....

An army jawan performs a fire stunt during a 'Know Your Army' programme...

An army jawan performs a fire stunt during a 'Know Your Army' programme...

Players of Chennaiyin FC and FC Goa vie for the ball during an ISL match...

Players of Chennaiyin FC and FC Goa vie for the ball during an ISL match...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.