Hyderabad: The mystery behind the murder of Kiran Reddy, niece of Union Minister for Petroleum, Mr S Jaipal Reddy, was unraveled with the deceased’s husband Chaitanya Reddy confessed to killing her by injecting poison in her body. Chaitanya Reddy was arrested by the Jubilee Hills police.
It may be mentioned here that Kiran Reddy was found dead under mysterious circumstances five days ago in her Jubilee Hills residence. Kiran’s family had accused Chaitanya Reddy and his family of playing a part in her death. During interrogation, Chaitanya Reddy, who kept silent for the last four days, blurted the truth saying that he had killed his wife by injecting poison in her blood.
Post-mortem and other medical reports also allegedly confirmed that Kiran, who was a dermatologist, was smothered. He was arrested immediately and remanded to judicial custody. The couple has a four-year-old daughter.
According to sources, Chaitanya Reddy was drunk after the couple attended a bachelor party for Kiran’s brother on Friday night. The couple reportedly slept in different rooms after they went home. The next morning, Chaitanya Reddy rushed his wife to Apollo Hospital after he found her unconscious. However, the doctors had pronounced that she was brought dead.