Hyderabad: A charred corpse that was found in a suitcase in Andhra Pradesh’s Tirupati on Monday, has been identified as the body of a 27-year-old woman techie, an employee of the leading tech firm, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in Hyderabad, reports NDTV quoting the police. The victim, Bhuvaneswari, had been reported missing and her husband, Maramreddy Sreekanth Reddy, is now accused of killing her.Also Read - Jharkhand: Khunti SDM Sent to Jail For Sexually Harassing IIT-Indore Student
The couple had been living in Tirupati with their 18-month-old daughter as Bhuvaneswari was working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sreekanth Reddy, an engineer by education, was associated with an online organisation that fights corruption. He has been unemployed for the last few months. Also Read - Hit And Run Reported in Delhi's Connaught Place Outer Circle; Woman Hospitalised in Critical Condition
Tirupati Urban police chief Ramesh Reddy said investigation indicates that Bhuvaneswari was murdered. “The body was 90 per cent burnt. Sreekanth bought a big suitcase at Reliance Mart and that is suspected to have been used for the purpose of packing the body. He later tried to burn the body,” he said. Also Read - Karnataka Govt School Teacher Found Sending Lewd Messages, Porn to Students' Mothers; Suspended
There’s CCTV footage of Sreekanth that shows him bringing in a suitcase into their apartment complex, holding his daughter with one hand, and rolling the big, red suitcase with the other, according to the NDTV report. Later he is seen struggling to hold the baby and also rolling the now apparently heavy suitcase out. Further investigation into the case is on.