Sarika's Death was Suicide: Police

Rajaiah, wife and son file a bail petition at district sessions court on Saturday; police intensify search for Sana.

Published: 08th November 2015 04:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th November 2015 04:22 AM   |  A+A-

WARANGAL:  In the remand report filed with the court in connection with the sensational death of Sarika, daughter-in-law of former MP Siricilla Rajaiah, and her three children, police have clearly stated that Sarika committed suicide along with her children due to harassment by her husband and in-laws.

They registered a case under Section 498 (A) (dowry harassment) and Section 306 of IPC (abetment to commit suicide), and arrested Rajaiah, his wife Madhavi and son Anil on Thursday. The three were remanded in 14-day judicial custody.

In the remand report Anil Kumar, husband of Sarika, has been named as Accused-1, Rajaiah A-2, his wife Madhavi A-3 and Sana, the ‘paramour’ of Anil, as A-4.  As many as 24 people were interrogated with respect to the case before preparing report, the police said.

Commissioner of police Sudheer Babu said that they had come to the conclusion that it was a suicide based on the prima facie evidence.

In the report, police narrated the plight of Sarika who was mentally and physically tortured by her husband and in-laws and finally forced her to die.

The report also said that Anil’s mother Madhavi was fully aware of the illicit affair between her son and Sana. Madhavi was said to be opposed to the love marriage of her son to Sarika.

The accused trio-Rajaiah, his wife Madhavi and son Anil Kumar, filed a bail petition in the district sessions court on Saturday.

On the other hand, police have intensified the search for Sana who is absconding.

Remand Report

Police said in the remand report submitted to the court that Sarika committed suicide along with her 3 kids due to harassment by husband and in-laws.


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