Partner of the accused urges court to now not let him free.

The Special POCSO Act Courtroom on Tuesday awarded death penalty to an accused, Barlapudi Pentaiah, 43, alias Aaya, who raped and murdered an eight-12 months-used woman in Bhavanipuram space.

The accused, a day by day wage labourer, dedicated the crime when the lady, who used to be his neighbour, got here to his house to explore tv. She used to be finding out in 2nd customary in a private college.

In step with Bhavanipuram CI D.Okay.N. Mohan Reddy, the accused dedicated the crime when he used to be by myself at house on November 10, 2019. The accused, after committing the offence, smothered her to death when she cried in wretchedness. Later, he packed the body in a polythene web and hid it at his house.

Within the interim, the lady’s family lodged a ‘missing’ criticism with the police. The dogs squad and clues group which had been pressed into provider zeroed in on the accused and the police arrested him later.

Partner’s commentary

Pentaiah’s wife, Sunitha, who used to be video show on the listening to, suggested the eliminate to now not let her husband free and award maximum punishment for brutally killing the lady, the police mentioned.

The Bhavanipuram police registered a case against the accused below Allotment 376 (rape), 302 (raze) and Allotment 6 of Security of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, mentioned West Zone Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Okay. Sudhakar, who monitored the investigation of the sensational case.

Earlier convicted

The accused used to be earlier convicted for one 12 months imprisonment in an are attempting to rape case of a minor woman in G Konduru mandal in Krishna district.

“The accused is in Rajamahendravaram Central Penal complex. The court awarded death penalty within the raze case and imprisonment till death within the rape case,” Mr. Mohan Reddy mentioned.