VISAKHAPATNAM: In yet another shocking incident of domestic violence, a man murdered his wife, suspecting her fidelity, at their residence in Attikonda Street of Bheemili late Monday night. The deceased has been identified as Ch Sanyasamma (24), a homemaker and a native of Indiranagar area of Vizianagaram.
According to Bheemili circle inspector of police TA Naidu, Srinivasa Rao alias Srinu, an auto driver from Bheemili, and Sanyasamma were married nine years ago. The couple used to fall out frequently as Srinu always used to harass her doubting her fidelity. Sanyasamma was often beaten up by Srinu. There were many instances when the family members intervened and pacified them. On Monday night, Srinu asphyxiated Sanyasamma with a towel after an altercation. Srinu fled from the spot immediately. The locals informed the police, who launched a manhunt for the accused. Police nabbed Srinu on Tuesday afternoon. A case has been registered at Bheemili PS and investigation is on.