A brother allegedly killed his sister when the latter asked for permission to marry her lover and buried the body 16 days ago at Nerravada village of Chapadu Mandal in Kadapa district.
Police said the victim Lalitha, was an employee in the agriculture department. The incident came into light today.
The accused Ganganna who did not allow Lalitha to marry her lover, killed her and buried the body on the bed in Kandu river.
After coming to know that Lalitha was missing, the locals and releatives made a frantic searche for her and lodged a police complaint after coming to know that her brother Ganganna, committed the henious crime.
The police later retrieved the body and sent it for post-mortem.
Ganganna and another relative who was also involved in the crime, surrendered to police.