Wife, paramour held for man's murder

Kalaiah and his three friends eliminated Krishna, at Honnammas behest

Wife, paramour held for man's murder


The accused are - Honnamma, Kalaiah and Shivamurthy.
According to the police, H T Krishna, who was serving in the Anti-Naxal Force in Karkala, was married to Honnamma. Krishna was an alcoholic. He would return home in an inebriated condition and beat his wife and children everyday. Meanwhile, Honnamma got closer to

Kalaiah.
Unable to bear her husband’s torture, she asked Kalaiah to eliminate her husband. Accordingly, Kalaiah, along with Shivamurthy and two other friends decided to eliminate Krishna.
On the night of November 18, Kalaiah requested Krishna to meet him at Jalahalli Cross. He took Krishna in Shivamurthy’s auto and made him drink liquor.
Later, they took him to a desolate place on Hesaraghatta-Gollahalli route and strangled him with a wire. They threw the body in a canal near Hanuman poultry farm in Shyamabhattarapalya village in Dasanapura hobli and fled.
The police constituted a special team following the incident. When interrogated Honnamma and Kalaiah confessed to the crime. The other two accused are still at large.

25 bar girls arrested
The Ashoknagar police raided a bar and restaurant and arrested 29 people, including 25 bar girls and bar owner, on Tuesday night.
They have also recovered Rs 25,000 and some musical instruments from the Sun City Bar and Restaurant on Residency Road. The bar girls hail from Rajasthan, Mumbai and West Bengal.

Dressed provocatively, the bar girls were dancing and supplying liquor, police said.
The accused were produced before 11th Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court.

Relieved of gold chain
An aged woman was relieved of her gold chain on Tuesday. Shanta Somashekhar (66), was walking on 11th B Cross of West of Chord Road in Vijayanagar, when two persons approached her from behind and ran away with her gold chain worth
Rs 40,000.

Chain snatcher nabbed
Kalasipalya police nabbed a chain snatcher and recovered three gold chains and other ornaments from him.
The accused is Manjunath (28) of Pudapatti village of Villipuram district in Tamil Nadu. He used to snatch gold chains while travelling in buses. He was involved in two chain snatching incidents in Kalasipalya and one in Byatarayanapura.

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