According to police, Kumar, a grocer, took the extreme step after his father-in-law failed to return the money borrowed from him.
Police said Mani, Senthil’s father-in-law had cheated him of lakhs of rupees. When Mani started dodging him and also tried to separate him from his wife, he ended his life, police said.
A fire broke out at a bar and restaurant near Nataraj theatre in Seshadripuram on Tuesday evening.
Fire force personnel said thick smoke was noticed around 4.30 pm from Sangeeta Bar and Restaurant. Five fire tenders brought the blaze under control. The extent of damage and the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.
The CID, Forests have seized 118 conches (molluscs) during a raid on a commercial premises in Malleswaram. T S Kishor Kumar from whose premises the conches were seized, has been arrested.