Man hangs self after wife's paramour threatens him

Padmabhushan, a civil contractor, was found hanging from a ceiling fan hook at his residence in Doddabale Colony near Kengeri on Saturday.

The police recovered a detailed death note written by the victim. They told Deccan Herald that Padmabhushan got married to his wife after a long courtship.

Since there was opposition from both the sides, the two got married and started living separately in a rented house. All was well until Kumar an ex-serviceman moved in as their neighbour and often started dropping into their house on the pretext of overseeing the construction activities. Padmabhushan objected to his wife getting friendly with Kumar and during the first week of August, she went missing.

When his search went in vain, he enquired with Kumar.  The ex-servicemen threatened him and slapped Padmabhushan.

He also abused and told him not to attempt getting back his wife. Upset and scared by the turn of events, Padmabhushan took the extreme step.

It is learnt that Padmabhushan had hanged himself on August 17, but the incident came to light on Saturday when the building owner went to his house.

The locality police confirmed that it is a clear case of ‘abetment’ and are in search for Padmabhushan’s wife. Meanwhile, Kumar is being interrogated.

Student killed in mishap

A school student was killed on the spot when he was run over by a tractor on Thanisandra Main Road in Saraipalya in Banaswadi traffic police limits on Saturday evening. The deceased Kubra, was a fifth standard student of Government Urdu School on Mosque Road.

According to the police, Kubra’s neighbour had ordered for water through tanker. The tractor driver stopped his vehicle near Kubra’s house and pumped out water. The driver went into the neighbour’s house to collect the money. He had left the key in the tractor itself. A boy, who worked in a chicken stall near Kubra’s house, got on to the tractor, turned on the key and the tractor started moving. It knocked down Kubra who was returning home. The boy jumped out  of the vehicle after the accident. Kubra died on the way to a hospital.

Woman robbed of chain

Two persons robbed a woman of her gold chain worth Rs 20,000 in front of Concord building on sixth main in Jayanagar 4th Block on Friday night.

Police said, the victim, Pooja of Jayanagar 4th Block, was returning home after visiting a temple. She cried for help when the suspects snatched her chain. Alert members of the public managed to catch hold of one of the suspects, Nagaraj. They thrashed him but he managed to escape, police said.

Robbery attempt at ATM

Two miscreants attempted to loot an ATM of Kotak Mahindra Bank at Hunsamaranahalli in Yelahanka. The suspects entered the ATM kiosk and threatened the security guard, Veerendra, gagged him and tied his legs and hands. When they failed to get the money from the ATM, they snatched Rs 100 and a cellphone from Veerendra and fled, police said.

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