A 68-year-old French nationwide dwelling in Hyderabad was murdered by her adopted daughter and the latter’s live-in associate, the police stated on Saturday.
Marie Christine, who went lacking two days in the past, was discovered murdered close to Himayat Sagar on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
The physique was recovered on Saturday morning and by the night, the Cyberabad police introduced that they’ve cracked the case with the arrest of three accused individuals.
Roma, 24, the adopted daughter of the deceased, her live-in associate Vikram Sriramula, 25, and his good friend Rahul Gowtham, 24, have been arrested in reference to the case.
N. Prakash Reddy, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shamshabad Zone, Cyberabad, informed reporters that the accused murdered Christine for her property.
The Rajendranagar police station on the night time of September 9 obtained a criticism from Christine’s son-in-law Prashanth that she was lacking because the morning. The police registered a case and took up the investigation.
For the reason that relations suspected Roma, the police interrogated her following which she confessed to the crime.
The investigation revealed that Vikram and Rahul strangulated Christine to dying with a rope at her residence in Dargah Khalij Khan in Gandipet mandal on September 8. They later shifted the physique in a automobile and dumped it within the bushes close to the Himayat Sagar reservoir.
Christine, who had migrated to India about 30 years in the past and settled right here, had established the Marica excessive colleges at Toli Chowki and at Dargha Khalij Khan village to serve the poor and orphans.
She had two organic daughters — Marie Solange who’s married to Prashanth and stays at Solar Metropolis in Hyderabad, and Rebecca who’s residing in Puduchery.
The deceased had additionally adopted Roma quickly after her beginning, and one other woman by the identify of Priyanka. All three have been staying at Dargah Khalij Khan.
To carry out the wedding of Roma, she had created a profile in a Christian matrimony web site. Roma, nevertheless, developed acquaintance with Vikram, a local of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh by a matrimony web site in Could this yr and since then they’ve been residing in a rented home at Laxmi Nivas Residence in Kondapur.
Christine did not approve the connection and had refused to carry out their marriage.
Roma and Vikram conspired with the latter’s good friend Rahul, a local of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, to get rid of Christine and extract her property.
On the night of September 8, Roma got here to the deceased’s home and after some discussions, Christine dropped her in her automobile on the Marica Excessive Faculty in Toli Chowki and returned house.
When Christine got here again, Vikram and Rahul have been ready close to the toilet. When the deceased got here out to go to the toilet, they strangulated her to dying with a rope.
After dumping the physique close to Himayat Sagar, the 2 accused got here to the deceased’s residence, parked the automobile and took away her automobile keys, laptop computer and iphone. The following day, they transferred Rs 2 lakh to the account of Roma whereas she tried to mislead her sisters that she didn’t learn about deceased’s whereabouts.
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