26-year-old techie murders former lover, arrested

Published: 01st September 2012 09:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2012 09:19 AM   |  A+A-

The Pulakeshinagar police arrested a 26-year-old software engineer on Thursday in connection with the murder of a woman, who was his ex-lady love.

The accused, Arun Babu, a native of Coimbatore, was working with Mindtree Limited at Global Village Tech Park in Rajarajeshwarinagar.

The deceased, D Dharani, also a software engineer, was married to Vinayak.

 Police said on August 27, Dharani was found dead under mysterious condition at her bedroom.

 She had burn injuries on her body, and her relative Padmanabh, who grew suspicious and filed a complaint.

 It is said that Dharani and Arun were former colleagues in Cognizant Technologies and were allegedly in a relationship.

 Investigations revealed that Arun used to often meet Dharani and visited her at her home.

 It is said that Arun had started to blackmail Dharani after they ended the relationship.

 Last Monday, Arun had come to Dharani’s house and had attempted to rape her.

 When she tried to raise an alarm, he strangled her and in order to mislead the investigation, he had put her on the bed with two bed spreads and set ablaze them to make it look like an accidental fire, the police added.

 Man Dies After Wall Collapses on Him A 45-year old labourer died after a portion of a wall fell on him.

 The incident was reported at Hanumagiri Layout near Om Shakti temple in Subramanyapura police station limits on Friday.

 The deceased has been identified as Nagaraju, a native of Gulbarga.

 He was living in a shed with his family near Uttarahalli.

 According to the police, the incident took place at 3 pm when he was digging the ground to lay foundation for a building.

 A portion of the wall, adjacent to the foundation, collapsed on him.

 He died on the spot.

 The Subramanyapura police have registered a case.



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