Man hangs self after wife refuses to cook dinner

Husband had planned a holiday trip to Sangama with his friends

Saravana (33) hanged himself with a cassette reel on Monday night at Sevanagar after a quarrel with his wife Sudha (30). The couple have a two and a half year old daughter Chinmayi.

Police said Saravana arrived at 9:45 pm on Monday night after a meeting with his friends to plan a holiday trip to Sangama. He picked up a quarrel with his wife for not cooking dinner. The quarrel ensued after Sudha, who had been unwell questioned her husband on his late arrival and criticised him for his holiday plans.

Police said Sudha refused to cook dinner, infuriating her husband who had come home with vegetables.

Saravana then went and locked himself into a room leaving Sudha and their daughter to sleep in the living room. The police said Sudha did not suspect anything initially as her husband was in the habit of shutting himself in the room after quarrels.

However, she grew suspicious after his phone rang repeatedly and was unanswered. Some of Saravana’s friends who arrived on the scene, broke open the door to find him hanging from the ceiling fan. According to police, Saravana had been under stress for a while as the leases on the family’s apartment was about to run out and they were contemplating buying a new apartment in Bangalore.

Rowdy-sheeter attacked

The weapon used to attack Rajashekhar Naidu at Shankarpur in the City on Tuesday.  dh photo A rowdy-sheeter sustained injuries when a four-member gang made an attempt on his life in Shankarpuram police limits on Tuesday night.

Police said Rajashekhar Naidu (38) was rushed to KIMS hospital and then to NIMHANS as he had sustained head injuries. His condition is said to be stable.

According to police, Naidu, a close associate of another notorious rowdy-sheeter Soma, was targeted over old rivalry.

Police suspect that the attackers, travelling in an autorickshaw stalked Naidu and ambushed him near Keshava Krupa area, attacking him with lethal weapons. They drove off in the auto. Police has constituted a team of investigators to arrest the suspects.

Security guard found dead

A security guard was found dead on Monday night at the Jigani Industrial Estate in Bannerghatta police station limits.

Police said that the body of  Paras Pandey (30), a native of  Bihar who was working as a security guard bore marks of strangulation. Police said the strangulation marks indicated that the guard died after a long struggle.

Pandey had been working as a security guard at one of the industrial units in the area for the past four months.

Police suspect the murder to be an act of revenge as materials at the industrial unit were untouched.

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