A resident of Srinagar colony in Banjara Hills and popular Telugu singer Harini Rao's father AK Rao, CEO of Sujana Foundation was found dead on railway tracks in Bengaluru on monday night. Bengaluru police station have registered a murder case after his body was found on a railway track between Yelahanka and Rajanukunte. They are currently awaiting the post-mortem report to ascertain the cause of his death.
Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, Bangalore railway police inspector, Shiva Kumar V, said that AK Rao had checked into The Chancery Pavilion hotel in Ashok Nagar on November 13. On November 22, he took a cab to Yelahanka railway station. His body was first found by a pilot who alerted informed the police about the same. And soon, the police officers reached the spot. ALSO READ:Punjabi Actor Kaka Kautki Passes Away Due To Heart Attack; Pollywood Industry Offer Condolence
“We found the body about half-a-kilometre away from the station with deep cut-marks on the left wrist and the neck’s left side. We recovered a knife, blade and scissors from the spot. Medical practitioners, who conducted a spot inspection, opined that it looked like a case of suicide. However, the family members are alleging foul-play and murder. Accordingly, we have booked a case under section 302 of the IPC and shifted the body for post-mortem examination (PME). Further details will be known once we receive the PME report," said the official.
Furthermore, the police also said that a cheating case was filed against him by a Bangalore-based businessman. Keeping that in mind, they will be looking for a possible link between his death and the case.