The charred body of a woman employee of a call centre was found in Hyderabad on Thursday, police said.
The victim has been identified as Sunita. A resident of Secunderabad, she was a tele-caller in a call centre.
Her body was found in Madhapur area of Hyderabad.
Police suspect the 25-year-old was raped and murdered before the body was set afire.
The body has been sent for autopsy.
Sunita’s family members told police she had left for office on Wednesday morning.
When she did not return home in the evening, they called her office but learnt that she did not turn up.
Police have begun investigations and formed special teams.
CCTV footage of the railway station and surrounding areas is being screened to gather clues.