Bengaluru: Man beats wife to death; ends life


Team Udayavani, Oct 19, 2021, 11:30 AM IST

Bengaluru: A 32-year-old man allegedly beat his wife to death before hanging himself from a ceiling fan at their home in Byadarahalli, West Bengaluru on Sunday.

The deceased have been identified as V Manjunath (32), who worked as a lathe operator, and his wife M Roja (28).

The couple were basically from Malavalli in Mandya and shifted to a rented house in Tigalarapalya earlier this year. They reportedly married four years ago and would fight often over his consuming alcohol. Manjunath allegedly beat Roja regularly.

On Sunday afternoon, neighbors heard Manjunath and Roja fighting. In the evening, a neighbor alerted the police that the couple was not responding to his knock.

Police officials arrived at the spot and found Roja’s dead body lying on the floor and Manjunath hanging from the ceiling. Evidence indicated that Roja was attacked.

A case has been registered and further investigations are underway.

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