Rogue dad murdered by woman

Published: 23rd June 2012 08:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd June 2012 08:42 AM   |  A+A-

On Thursday night, a mother of four hacked her alcoholic husband who, according to her statement to the police, had been misbehaving with their child.

The deceased man, Murugan (41) was a real estate broker who had two sons and two daughters.  According to their neighbours’ statement to the police, Murugan in the past few months, had been misbehaving with his 15-year-old daughter.

On Thursday night, he came home drunk and picked up a quarrel with Laxmi. After tempers cooled down, the family went to sleep. Murugan later  entered the room where his daughter slept. He allegedly tried to rape her

Laxmi, trying to free her daughter, took a vegetable cutter and hacked him. He died on the spot. Meanwhile, Murugan’s father Rajenderan, who heard the news, lodged a complaint. Laxmi was arrested and remanded. The body was sent for post mortem.

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