Homemakers found dead

Homemakers found dead

A homemaker was found dead at her house in Akkappa Garden, Yeshwantpur, on Thursday.

Aruna Devi, 19, allegedly hanged herself from the ceiling fan, using a veil, when her husband Saravana Babu, a painter, was away.

The couple, married two years ago, had a two-month-old baby girl. Saravana, who took to drinks recently, allegedly harassed his wife, suspecting her fidelity.

Devi ended her life as she could no longer bear his torture, police said.

The incident came to light when a few neighbours, who heard her child cry, rushed to Devi’s house at around 7 pm. They found her body hanging from the ceiling fan. Police arrested Saravana based on a complaint filed by his mother-in-law Shanthi Kumar.

At Kaveripura in Kamakshipalya police limits, Vidya, 22, allegedly hanged herself at her house early Friday morning. She was married to Anandappa, 25, an auto driver, a year and a half ago.

Vidya was the youngest daughter of Akhandappa and Gangamma, natives of Doddaballapura.

Gangamma alleged in her complaint that her daughter took the extreme step unable to bear the torture by her husband and inlaws. Anandappa has been arrested.

Clothes store owner held

Officers of the Central Crime Branch have arrested the owner of an apparel shop and recovered fake readymade clothes of popular brands worth Rs 17 lakh.

On a tip-off, police raided Positive Clothing on Lalbagh Road and arrested Ashok Kumar Jain, 47, a resident of 4th Block Jayanagar.

Police said he passed off fake Van Heusen and Louis Philippe brands to customers as genuine.

1 killed, 2 hurt in accidents

A two-wheeler rider was killed and two students sustained injuries in separate accidents in the City.

A biker was killed on the spot after a BMTC bus knocked him down near Adugodi junction on Friday morning. The accident occurred when Pushparaj, 23, a resident of Bommanahalli, was on his way to work.

Police have arrested the bus driver for rash and negligent driving.
In another accident, two students were injured when a four-wheeler rammed their motorbike near Jalahalli Circle, Thursday midnight.

Shivaraj, 20, a resident of Chikkasandra and a BBM student of Baldwin College, and Tarun, 20, a resident of ISRO Layout and an MBA student, are the injured. They were rushed to a nearby private hospital for treatment.  When the accident took place, Shivaraj was to drop off Tarun at ISRO Layout. The four-wheeler driver is absconding.

Garment waste gutted

Bundles of garment waste were gutted when a godown caught fire early Friday morning in the Madiwala police limits.

Eight fire tenders were pressed into service to extinguish the blaze. No casualties have been reported, police said.

Syed Sardar, a resident of Masjid Road, Begur Main Road, Bommanahalli, owns a godown adjacent to his house, where has stored garment waste bundles weighing about 50 tonnes.

He exported the waste to a few overseas firms, which used them for burning purposes. On Friday, he returned home at around 1.30 am, when a cab driver who noticed thick smoke billowing out from the godown, alerted Sardar, who immediately called the police and the fire brigade. The loss is yet to be estimated.

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