Techie Rakesh Reddy’s body was found last week on Wednesday by police.

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The police has arrested the uncle of techie Rakesh Reddy whose body was found last week by police. Deccan Chronicle reports that Rakesh’s uncle, Sridhar, was identified by the police as the person behind the murder on Wednesday. 29-year-old Rakesh had returned from London after completing his Masters and had gone out last Wednesday for an event. His father then got an SMS saying, “I planned to kidnap your daughter for last one month and now have managed to kidnap your son.”The police believed it was Rakesh was kidnapped for ransom because his father received another text message demanding for Rs 8 lakh the same day. But the family approached the Keesara police and made a complaint. It was post this that Rakesh’s body was recovered on Wednesday night.<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>His uncle, who is a farmer, was reportedly facing a financial crisis. After the kidnapping, he felt the move could go wrong and decided to kill Rakesh.

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Hyderabad: Uncle arrested for murder of techie