Man rapes, murders stepsister

Man rapes, murders stepsister

Man rapes, murders stepsister

A man murdered his stepsister after raping her in the city on Wednesday night, the police said.

The 32-year-old victim, a resident of Auto Complex in Vinobnagar, was married with two children. The suspect Chandrashekar alias Swamy, 34, has been arrested.

According to the police, Rukkappa Bhovi, father of the duo, had two wives.

The victim was the daughter of his first wife Padmamma and Chandrashekhar the son of Bhovi’s second wife Puttamma.

Extramarital affair
The police said the accused, Chandrashekar, was trying to develop an extramarital affair with the victim and used to quarrel with her whenever she spoke to other men.

One such incident took place on January 20 night and Chandrashekar took his stepsister out of the house and raped her before strangling her to death.

The victim’s body was found near Shubha Mangala convention hall at Vinobnagar on January 21 morning.

Passersby who noticed the body informed the victim’s husband.

A team of police officers visited the spot and have registered a case.