COIMBATORE: Variety Hall Road police have registered a case against the wife of a store owner, for provoking the suicide of a woman employee, who consumed poison and died at CMCH on Saturday.
The deceased, M Suriya (26), from Varatharajapuram, Coimbatore, was working at a rubber stamp making company located on Nallamarayan Lane, NH Road here. The company was owned by one Nallamaraj, who was residing in the same area.
Police said, Nallamaraj had given Suriya a raise and had also bought her a mobile phone for her good work while working for him. However, Murugan’s wife, N Shanthi, had suspected that her husband and Suriya were having an illicit relationship and confronted Suriya at her husband’s office on Saturday.
Shortly afterwards, Suriya consumed poison and was admitted to the CMCH for treatment, where she died.
The city police, on investigation, registered a case and began investigations. Based on the testimony provided to them by Suriya’s mother, police registered a case against Shanthi under Section 306 of the IPC.
Four of Family Commit Suicide
Four members of a family, including two children aged 12 and 9, were found dead at Uthupalayam near Dharapuram in Tirupur district on Saturday. The deceased are Kaliappan (47), his wife Chandirakani (38), daughter Kiruthuika (12) and son Gunaleesan (9). Police said Kaliappan was facing many financial problems. They suspect that Chandirakani first pushed her two children into a well on their farm before jumping into it. Later, when Kaliappan found their bodies, he hanged himself in the house. The police have recovered the bodies.