A rapist died and another injured seriously after their car turned turtle in a road accident while being chased by the cops near Boothpur village in Sangareddy district on Wednesday.
According to the police the two criminals were on the run for raping a woman passenger travelling from Bidar to Suryapet yesterday. The culprits on spotting her carrying gutka packets in the bus made her alight the bus after posing themselves as police. They took her to a secluded place and fled after gang-raped her. She lodged a complaint with Nyalkal police who are on the lookout ever since.
However, when the Nyalkal CI spotted them this morning and tried to chase them. In a bid to escape, the culprits drove their car at breakneck speed resulting in the accident. One culprit died on the spot while another undergoing treatment in the hospital. The investigation is on.