Man kills wife, child and self

Man kills wife,  child and self

In a death note written in English, Manjunath blamed his wife’s infidelity for his death and asked that his daughter be buried next to him. The tragedy came to light on Saturday morning when a few persons noticed a dead man near the railway track and two more bodies some distance away. They informed the police.

Vijayalakshmi was Manjunath’s second wife. She was earlier married to Govinda but separated from him within three months of the wedding. But the second marriage did not prove lucky for Vijayalakshmi either. Differences of opinion had cropped up between Manjunath and Vijayalakshmi a few months ago as he suspected her fidelity.

Vijayalakshmi’s mother Ramakka told the police that she saw the couple on Friday evening and found them happy. She did not know what happened later.  According to police reconstruction of events,  Manjunath took his wife and child who was yet to be named, to the Whitefield area where he first threw his daughter on a heap of small stones, and blundgeoned her to death. He then apparently smashed Vijayalakshmi’s head against a boulder, killing her.

Dowry killing: 2 held

The Anugondi police arrested Chinnamma and her son Shankar, for killing Hemavathi, wife of Srinivas, Chinnamma’s other son.  According to the police, Srinivas was married to Hemavathi (27) a few years ago.

Chinnamma and her son Shankar used to harass Hemavathi to bring Rs 50,000 in dowry. When Hemavathi refused, they set her on fire on March 12, the dead woman’s brother Sonnappa has alleged in a complaint.

Boy electrocuted

A 16-year-old boy was electrocuted as he accidentally touched a piece of live wire in Jigani industrial area on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Taman from Nepal.

The teenager had come from Nepal recently to see his ailing father who is a security guard in an industrial unit in the Jigani industrial area. Taman was walking on the Jigani-Bommasandra Link Road when he stepped on a live wire fallen from a transformer and was charred to death within minutes, Hebbagodi police said.

Pedestrian killed

A pedestrian was killed on the spot when an unknown vehicle mowed him down and fled in Yelahanka traffic police limits on Friday night.

The dead is identified as Nagesh (35), a resident of Doddaballapura taluk and a driver by profession. The accident occurred when Nagesh was walking on the service road in front of GKVK around 10.35 pm.  The driver fled with the vehicle after the accident, said the police.

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