An SBI employee was strangled by her stalker after she refused his advances in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district. After the murder, the accused set the body on fire.
A man in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district strangled a woman and set her body on fire after she rejected his advances.
The incident took place in the Dharmavaram Mandal of the Anantapur district.
Police suspect that the deceased Snehalatha, a contract employee of State Bank of India (SBI) in Dharmavaram, was killed by her stalker.
Her body was later set ablaze by the accused.
Snehalatha had been missing since Tuesday and her parents had lodged a missing person complaint at the Anantapur One Town police station.
On Wednesday morning, her body was found at an isolated field on the outskirts of Dharmavaram.
Snehalatha’s parents have alleged that two youth — Rajesh and Karthik — were stalking and harassing their daughter and killed her after she refused their advances.
TDP General Secretary Nara Lokesh demanded strict punishment for those behind the brutal murder while also alleging a rise in crime against women in the state. He blamed the ruling YS Jagan government for inaction.
Earlier in Guntur, a 10th standard student committed suicide after facing harassment while in Ongole a handicapped girl was burnt alive by unknown men at an isolated place.