Murder for gain: Father, mistress poison daughter

The Kaggalipura police have arrested four people in connection with the murder of a daughter by her own father, for money.  

Those arrested have been identified as Chikkabyatappa alias Sampangi of Kaggalipura, Bengaluru rural district, and his accomplices Lakshmi, Ismail Khan and Muniraju.  

Chikkabytappa's murdered daughter is Veena (24).  

Police said that Veena was married to Partha and the couple had a four-month-old child. She was staying in her parent's house for postnatal care.  

Chikkabyatappa had recently sold his land for Rs 2 crore and had given his daughter Veena Rs 1 crore. He had given the other Rs 1 crore to Lakshmi, his mistress.  

In order to get back the money he had given to his daughter, Chikkabyatappa along with his accomplices fed and injected poison to Veena.

The foursome then made it  appear like suicide.  

Ramangaram Superintendent of Police B Ramesh to reporters in a press meet that investigations later revealed that Veena's death was murder and not suicide.    

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