BANGALORE: A 28-year-old Ayurvedic doctor allegedly hanged herself at her house in Rajarajeshwarinagar on Mysore Road on Thursday. According to the police, she was upset over her husband’s extramarital affair.
However, the deceased’s parents alleged that she was murdered by her husband, who is missing.
The deceased is Kumuda, a native of Mysore. She married to Nandeep, also an Ayurvedic doctor, around four years ago. The couple have a two-year-old daughter. The police said Nandeep, a native of Tiptur in Tumkur district, had an affair with a colleague. Kumuda and her parents, after catching the woman in their house often, had warned Nandeep to stay away from her. However Nandeep continued the affair and the couple frequently quarrel over it.
They are said to have had an argument around 6.30 pm on Thursday. Nandeep allegedly slapped and abused Kumuda. He then locked himself up in his room. After a while, he came out from the room and found Kumuda hanging.
Around 9.30 pm, Kumuda’s father Prakash Niranjan came home to visit her. On finding his daughter’s body, he searched for Nandeep, but in vain. He immediately informed the police, who rushed to the spot and took the body for autopsy.
Niranjan filed a complaint and claimed that Nandeep had killed Kumuda and made it look like a suicide.
Techie Robbed of ATM Cards, Phone
Three unidentified men robbed a 26-year-old techie and made away with seven of his ATM and credit cards, a phone and a 15-gm gold chain. The incident was reported at Madiwala on Thursday night.
The police said the incident took place around 12.30 am. Sairam, a software engineer at a private firm, was on night shift and had come out alone for a tea break on the roadside. Three men who came on a bike threatened him with lethal weapons and snatched his valuables, before fleeing the scene. He then approached the Madiwala police and filed a case.
1 Held for Clicking Judge’s Photo
A 22-year-old man was arrested on Friday for following an HC judge and clicking his photograph on Thursday night. Police said one Rajesh Reddy followed the judge in his car on K H Double Road and took his photo. The judge and his driver noted down Reddy’s car registration number and informed the police, who arrested him. It is not clear what Reddy’s motive was, police said.