Ten lakh reward for info on Saidabad rape and murder accused


City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar on Tuesday announced a reward of rs 10 lakh to any person who gives information regarding the arrest of Pallakonda Raju, the accused in the Saidabad Singareni colony minor girl rape and murder case. The police also released a photograph of the accused, aged about 30 years.

Pallakonda Raju(30) is still at large and evading police arrest. As many as 15 special police teams comprising of Commissioner’ task force have been fanned out to arrest the accused.   According to a statement released by the police, Raju is approximately 5.9 feet tall and has long hair, tied with a rubber band. He is wearing a cap and red scarf around his neck. The accused has tattoos on his both hands reading ‘Mounika’.

P Raju is a vagabond and he never use to stay at his Singareni colony house permanently. Though Telangana police is tech savvy but the accused person not using the mobile phone has added fuel to the growing pressure for the alleged in action of the Saidabad police in apprehending the accused.

The child was sexually assaulted and murdered on September 9 by Raju who happens to be her neighbour in Saidabad. The body of the girl, who was missing since 5 p.m. Thursday, was found in the house of her neighbor after midnight.