Gopal & Mangamma
Name of the couple : Gopal & Mangamma
Proffile of the victims : Gopal – 21, was the son of an ex-surpanch Chintala Ramanjaneyulu of Bollanagadda village in Bommanahal mandal of Anantapur district. The girl Mangamma – 18 was the daughter of Linganna int the same village.
Murdered persons : Gopal & Mangamma
The accused : Mangamma’s father Linganna with his relatives – Govindu, Vannuru Swamy, Nagaraju, Parameshwarappa and Venkatesh.
Place of Murder : Nakkandadoddi village in Guntakal mandal.
Date of Murder : 21st August 2011.
Assasination : The couple had been in love for the past two years In August, the couple planned to elope and marry as they got worried and realised that their elders would never approve of their marriage, the young couple ran away from their homes on August 21 and took shelter in a relative’s house in Chayapuram village in Vajrakorur mandal. As ill luck would have it, an auto driver of Bollanagadda saw them and immediately informed Linganna who rushed to Chayapuram with his relatives – Govindu, Vannuru Swamy, Nagaraju, Parameshwarappa and Venkatesh. They convinced Gopal and Mangamma to come out and took them out on Tuesday evening with a promise to perform their marriage. On their way back, the accused tied the couple at Nakkandadoddi, tortured them and later hit them with boulders. To keep their crime a secret, they flung the bodies near the railway tracks and fled the scene.