Woman kills baby, self

Woman kills baby, self

A homemaker allegedly committed suicide after strangling her two-year-old daughter in Keelukote extension of the town on Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Veena (25) and Deepti (2). According to police, the couple had taken the house on rent in the locality two months ago. Santhosh, the husband of Veena is absconding.

Neighbours said the couple used to quarrel often and Santosh was not treating his wife properly. He is said to be threatening Veena of marrying another girl. Elders of the family had counselled the couple recently and Veena’s father stayed with them for a few days. Gul Pet police have registered a case.

Two buried alive

In another incident, two sisters were buried alive at a sand mining site in Annihalli of Kolar taluk.

Yallamma (40) and Venkatamma (45) were busy extricating sand when the bund caved in. Deputy Superintendent of Police Srihari Baragur and others visited the spot. A case has been registered.

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