Bhopal: A 60 year old man was arrested from Bhopal by Pune police in connection with a 20-year old murder case.

Dutt Guru alias Kanakraju, hailing from Medak district of Andhra Pradesh was arrested from a temple here on Saturday for killing his wife and daughter two decades ago in Nagpur, the police said on Monday.

The accused, who was on the run since 1993, had killed his wife and daughter to allegedly obtain 'Yoga Siddhi', they said.

The police recovered a total of 37 SIM cards from his possession. All this while, he had stayed at several temples in different cities of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.

Kanakraju is now being interrogated by Pune police who will hand him over to Nagpur police for further investigation.

(Agencies)

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