Andhra man beheads son-in-law for killing daughter, planning 2nd marriage; surrenders with severed head


A man allegedly beheaded his son-in-law in a fit of rage, took his severed head to the police station, confessed to his crime and surrendered before the police on Saturday.

The grisly incident was reported from Dhara Jagannadhapuram village in Rautulpudi Mandal of East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh where Palla Satyanarayana killed his son-in-law Lachchana.

Satyanarayana killed Lachchana with a sharp weapon shortly after the latter turned up at his in-laws’ house in a drunken state.

According to the inputs, Satyanarayana told the police that he killed Lachchana upon learning that he had killed his daughter 10 months ago for a second marriage.

Lachchana was also planning to kill his two daughters who had started living with their maternal grandfather after the death of their mother.

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Satyanarayana on August 8 invited Lachchana to his house in Dhara Jagannadhapuram village for a ritual on the eve of his daughter, Pavani’s 10-month death anniversary.

Lachchana, however, arrived in a drunken state and allegedly confessed that he had killed his wife, Satyanarayana’s daughter, to marry for a second time.

He also told Satyanarayana that he would take back his two daughters and kill them.

Learning about the murder of his daughter, Lachchana’s plans to kill his two daughters and marry again, furious Satyanarayana attacked and beheaded him with a sharp weapon.

After beheading his son-in-law, Satyanarayana reached the police station with the severed head and surrendered before the police. The police have taken the accused into custody and a case of murder has been registered.


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