The incident took place on Saturday near Saibaba temple
A 17-year old girl bled to death on Saturday when a man slit her throat.
The victim, Varalakshmi, was attacked by Anil on the road near Saibaba temple, Sundarayya Colony in the Gajuwaka area. After a heated argument, he slit her throat with a sharp-edged weapon. She died on the spot.
The accused has been taken into custody and the police suspected that he was angered because the girl "rejected him".
Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakhs to the girl's family.