Mangaluru woman kills kid, hangs self after husband dies in accident

The 36-year-old husband was killed on the spot after he was run over by an SUV on Saturday at 8.50 pm when he was crossing NH-55 at Kuntikana in Mangaluru.

Published: 17th April 2022 11:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th April 2022 11:48 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

MANGALURU: A woman killed her six-month-old son before taking her own life after she came to know that her husband was killed in a road mishap.

Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said Gangadhar B Kammara (36) who was working as a driver with Fire and Emergency Services, Mangaluru, was killed on the spot after he was run over by an SUV on Saturday at 8.50 pm when he was crossing NH-55 at Kuntikana in Mangaluru.

Mangaluru East Traffic Police have registered a case. Meanwhile, after coming to know that her husband has died, Kammara's wife Shruti (30) killed her six-month-old son Abhiram and took her own life at her brother's house in Lingasagur of Raichur district.

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