Held for cop's murder

The suspects are Shobharani (36) a resident of Mahaganapathinagar, West of Chord Road and Kumar (24), Mall­es­w­aram, from Korenahalli, Chen­narayapatna taluk, Ha­ss­an district. According to the police, P Vijay Kumar (51) was serving as a head constable in Mallesw­aram traffic police station. Vijay Kumar had given money on loan to various women.

He collected interest amount every month. He had lent Rs 1.80 lakh to Shobharani after she pledged her ornaments with him. She paid him the interest every month, till recently.
Due to some reasons, she had failed to pay the interest over the last few months. Vijay Kumar went to her house and demanded her to pay the interest which led to fights between them.

She hatched a conspiracy with Kumar and Faizal of Manjunathnagar, to eliminate Vijay Kumar.

As per the plan, she invited Vijay Kumar to her house on the evening of May 6. She offered him juice mixed with some sedatives. When he fell unconscious, the trio hanged him with a rope. They transported the body in a van. They poured kerosene over the body on a agricultural land and set it on fire near an eucalyptus grove at Udukol between Bangarpet and Kolar, and fled.


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