The accused Appalaraju has been taken into police custody.

Scenes from the crime site...

The six victims are Vijay’s wife, children, father and aunt.

The victims were found lying in a pool of blood in a residence in Juttada village of Pendurthi mandal.

File Pic: The victim Usha Rani with husband Vijay Kiran

Vijay Kiran carrying the body of his child

There was an ongoing dispute between their families. Because of that he killed six members of the family with a sickle.

The sickle weapon used to kill the victims

Bodies of the victims being taken for post mortem.

The victims were B Ramana (63), Usharani (35) her two children Uday (2) and Urvishi (6 months), Rama Devi (53) and N Aruna (37).

Relatives protesting at the crime site.