Venkateswaramma hatched a plan to eliminate her husband Maddileti with the help of paramour Mahaboob Basha at Brahmanapalli village in Kurnool district. Mahaboob Basha, who was a tractor driver, had hired another tractor driver Vadala Manohar to kill Maddileti. They gave Rs 80,000 to Vadala Manohar as supari to kill Maddileti. On December 5, Manohar with the support of another person had killed Maddileti. The police revealed that Venkateswaramma had no liking towards her husband since her marriage. All the four accused were arrested.