A businessman from Miryalaguda Maruthi Rao committed suicide by consuming poison in his room at Arya Vysya guest house in Khairatabad early this morning.
Maruthi Rao is a prime accused in the sensational murder of his son-in-law Pranay that took place 2 years ago. He reportedly hired paid killers and got him murdered for marrying his only daughter against the wishes of his family members. He was arrested in that connection and is out on bail. Ever since he is said to be under a sort of depression after his efforts to patch up his strained relationship with his daughter.
He is said to be a frequent visitor here in the city and stays in Arya Vysya Bhavan in Khairatabad. His wife lodged a complaint with the police to this effect. His wife informed the Police as his phones went unanswered since yesterday night. Police suspect that Maruthi Rao might have consumed the poison last night and died in sleep. on the tip-off from his wife broke open the doors after