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Charred body of woman tele-caller found in Hyderabad

The body of a woman working as a tele-caller was strangulated to death and later set on fire, investigating officers have said.

india Updated: Feb 17, 2017 11:38 IST
PTI, Hyderabad
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A woman tele-caller was strangulated and her charred body was found near Hi-tec city flyover in Hyderabad.(Shutterstock/Representative image)

The charred body of a 32-year-old woman tele-caller was found near Hi-tec city flyover in Hyderabad, police said on Thursday.

The body was found on Wednesday, police said, adding the victim was later identified as Sunita, a resident of Bansilalpet in Secunderabad.

According to the investigators, her identity could be established owing to a bag recovered from the spot.

An investigation officer attached to Madhapur Police station said that preliminary investigations have revealed that the woman was strangulated to death and then her body was set on fire.

A case of murder was booked, the police officer said, adding that the accused are yet to be identified.

Further investigation into the case is on.

First Published: Feb 17, 2017 11:35 IST