Hyderabad, Feb 16: The city police today arrested an eight-member gang, who indulged in kidnap and murder, and recovered skeletal remains of the victim from the spot.
Police said the accused in the murder case of Sangameshwar alias Suraj, resident of Borabanda area in the city, were arrested at Nizamabad, Karim Nagar and in the capital city.
The accused Venkateswar Reddy's sister Geeta fell in love with Suraj and married him in 2006. Venkateswar, who could not digest the affair, borne grudge against Suraj and decided to eliminate him.
After plotting to kill the victim, the accused and his accomplices kidnapped Suraj from his house on July 25, 2007 and took him to Samudra Lingapur village of Gambiraopet mandal in Karim Nagar district and throttled him to death and burnt the body.
Two cars and two cell-phones were recovered from the possession of the accused.