2 killed in separate accidents

Kalavathi (38) was allegedly beaten to death by her husband Raju (42) over a petty issue in K P Agrahara on Saturday night.

Raju, a vegetable push cart vendor in Majestic area and a resident of Nagamma Nagar behind Binny Mill used to quarrel with his wife frequently.

On Saturday, when he returned home in an inebriated condition, his wife admonished him. An irked Raju abused her and pushed her down. He allegedly kicked her after she fell on the floor. She sustained serious injuries on chest, head and neck.

A shocked Raju, who saw blood coming out of her mouth called up his neighbours, who rushed her to a nearby hospital where she was declared dead.

Hacked to death
In another incident at Attur Layout in Tiruvappanagar in Yelahanka New Town, a gang of five unidentified persons allegedly hacked Manjunath Rao (33) to death with lethal weapons.

A resident of Bagalkunte, he was a loan recovery agent and seized the vehicles of those who failed to repay the loan. 

Rao had left home around 8 am, parked his two-wheeler on Veerasagar Road and was walking along the road, when the suspects  attacked him with lethal weapons.
Cases were registered against Manjunath Rao with Nelamangala police and Brahmavar police in Udupi for his alleged involvement in a dacoity and a murder.
Old rivalry could be the motive for the murder, according to the police, who have constituted a team to arrest the


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