Man held for wife's murder

  Nagarathna was stabbed to death by Jagannath and an accomplice Rangaswami near the Yelahanka Railway Station on December 12.

Jagannath, a native of Chikkaballapur was said to be having an extra-marital affair with Manjula, daughter of Rangaswami. The police said that the two conspired to kill Nagarathna as she was an hindrance. Rangaswami too has been taken into custody.

The accused reportedly took Nagarathna to the railway track on the pretext of watching a film and killed her. Jagannath then lodged a complaint on December 17 with the Yelahanka police that his wife had been missing and absconded.

Woman hangs self

A 26-year-old woman’s body was found hanging at her Rajajeshwari Nagar residence on Monday. Police said, Sreelakshmi had sought divorce from the husband, as she was, reportedly, in love with a boy, Vijay Kumar. He had committed suicide, last week. After his death, she was depressed and decided to follow suit.

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