In quite a remarkable series of ghastly events, a Telangana woman inspired by a famous Telugu film Yevadu killed her husband and poured acid on her boyfriend’s face to get him plastic surgery to make him look like her deceased hubby.
Swathi Reddy, along with her boyfriend Rajesh, murdered her husband Sudhakar Reddy and burned his body in a forest. The entire drama enacted by the duo started to unravel slowly as the deceased person's family members slowly got suspicious over the behaviour of their 'son' who was replaced by the lover. By the time they sensed that something is fishy, they had already spent Rs 5 lakh on the treatment of the lover.
Swathi was married to Sudhakar Reddy and had recently, got into an illicit relationship with Rajesh. Swathi and Rajesh decided to kill Sudhakar so they can live together and take possession of the husband's assets.
On November 26, 2017, Swathi and Rajesh attacked Sudhakar Reddy with a blunt weapon on the head while he was sleeping and later shifted the body to Maisamma reserve forest area of Fatehpur mandal and burnt it down.
Two days later, Swathi disfigured Rajesh's face by pouring acid on him and claimed before the family members that it was Sudhakar Reddy who had suffered burns in an attack by unknown persons when he was in Hyderabad. Managing to convince her in-laws, Swathi got Rajesh admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad itself.
During one of their hospital visits, Sudhakar's relatives realised that the man undergoing treatment is someone else and they immediately informed the police. Swathi was arrested and Sudhakar's body was recovered from the forest area.
The police meanwhile used Rajesh’s fingerprints and matched it with Sudhakar’s Aadhaar details and found he was an imposter. This led the cops to bust the bizarre crime that had taken place
During the investigation, the woman revealed the entire plot and said she killed her husband and then adopted the storyline of Yevadu to live with Rajesh.
Both Swathi and her boyfriend Rajesh have been arrested and sent to judicial custody.