Two men kill their wives in separate cases

Published: 17th August 2016 04:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th August 2016 04:44 AM   |  A+A-


BENGALURU: TWO women were murdered by their husbands in separate incidents in the city on Monday.

A 25-year-old garment factory employee was strangulated to death in Rajarajeshwarinagar.

The victim Chandbee was a resident of Jawaregoudanadoddi. Her husband Basha, a painter, surrendered before the Rajarajeshwarinagar police. The couple, hailing from Yadgir in Kalaburagi district, got married four years ago.

According to the police, at 12.30am, Basha picked a quarrel with Chandbee accusing her of having an affair at her work place, and in a fit of rage, he strangulated her.

In another incident, 28-year-old Urmila was bludgeoned to death by her husband Sanjay, a street vendor, at Chunchanakatte in Subramanyanapura.

The couple from Uttar Pradesh were living in a rented house in Konanakunte Cross near JP Nagar. They have two children who are said to be mentally challenged.

The police said at 10.30pm, Sanjay came home after work and picked a quarrel with Urmila over a trivial issue. After a while, Sanjay attacked her with an iron rod when she was sleeping.

Neighbours heard her screaming, rushed to the house and took her to a private hospital, where she succumbed. Subramanyapura police have arrested Sanjay. 

Man jumps to death from railway bridge

A 25-year-old unidentified man committed suicide by jumping from the Salem Railway Bridge near Doddanekundi in Marathalli on Tuesday morning.

A senior police officer of HAl police station said that the incident took place around 10.30 am.

The man had climbed over the retaining wall that is built for safety reasons. He jumped from the wall and died on the spot. No death note was found at the spot.

Police have concluded that it is a case of suicide, based on eye witness accounts.  Efforts are on to establish the man’s identity and missing complaints data is being verified. Earlier the death was attributed to an accident and police thought he might have been knocked over the bridge by a speeding vehicle.

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