Suspecting Fidelity, Man Ties Wife to Tree before Branding Her

Pappanadu police arrested a man for tying up his wife to a tree and branding her with a hot iron.

Published: 21st May 2014 10:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st May 2014 10:04 AM   |  A+A-

THANJAVUR/ERODE : Pappanadu police arrested a man for tying up his wife to a tree and branding her with a hot iron.

Police said Gajendran (51) of North Street, Vadasery near Pappanadu, was a chef working in hotels in Chennai. His wife, Baby Rani (30), was living in Gajendran’s ancestral house in Vadasery. During a recent visit, Gajendran quarrelled with Baby Rani as he suspected her fidelity.

Subsequently, Gajendran and his aunt Valli on Sunday tied her to a tree and branded her lips with hot iron. Later, she was admitted to the Pattukkottai GH. Based on a complaint filed by the victim, police registered and arrested Gajendran on Monday. A hunt is on for Valli.

Man arrested for Second Marriage

Express News Service

Salem: A 29-year-old man was arrested for marrying another woman, without the knowledge of first wife here on Monday.

According to Suramangalam police, Prakasam (29), a resident of Jahir Ammapalayam was a construction worker. His wife Kalaivani (28) and the couple have a eight-year-old son. Prakasam allegedly had a relationship with another woman Malathi, a resident of the same locality.

On May 1, he married Malathi without the knowledge of Kalaivani, who lodged a complaint with the Suramangalam All Women’s Police Station. Police registered a case in this regard and arrested Prakasam on Monday evening. Later, he was remanded to prison.

Lifer for Bizman

The Erode Mahila court awarded life sentence to an industrialist Palanisamy (45) of Udayagoundanpalayam, Gobi, on charges of murdering his second wife Poongodi.  He was having an affair with one Shanthi, which led to a quarrel between him and Poongodi.

On August 21, 2009, he laced a soft drink with sleeping pills and gave it to Poongodi. After she fell unconscious, he took her in his car to Kadambur forest area and set it ablaze.  The forest staff found the skeleton and informed the police.

Meanwhile, Poongodi’s father had filed a  missing complaint. After conducting an inquiry, Kadambur police registered a case on Palanisamy, Shanthi, and the car driver Venkatachalam and arrested them.

The judge Sarvamangala awarded life sentence to Palanisamy and slapped a fine of `20,000 on him.


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