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28-year-old man arrested for killing transvestite friend

The Mangadu police have arrested a 29-year-old who crushed a transvestite's head with a stone when he troubled him for sex and then covered up the body under pile of stones in a cremation ground on Friday night. Police recovered the body on Sunday morning, after the murderer informed his brother about his act.\n

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26th July 2013 12:23

Alessia Valenza

Police said Rajesh, 29, was employed with a private firm and was a friend of Hari, a transvestite. The duo used to drink together and share the money which Hari earned through fortune-telling in a nearby temple.

On Friday night, Hari called Rajesh to a burial ground in Mangadu to drink.

The transvestite reportedly tried to seduce Rajesh for a physical relationship. Though Rajesh turned down his demands, he is said to have compelled him. The duo got into a fight. Apparently upset by his advances, Rajesh crushed Hari’s head with a stone. He then placed Hari’s body on the stand where the bodies are usually cremated.

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