Husband kills wife in Karkala, FIR filed

Husband kills wife in Karkala, FIR filed

Karkala: A husband allegedly killed his wife by strangulating her using a nylon rope at Karkala, on June 23. A late FIR was filed in the Karkala rural police station in this regard.

The deceased has been identified as Geetha, a resident of Karkala. The accused, Harish, always used to harass his wife physically and mentally. The couple had a child.

On June 19, Geetha had gone to her mother’s house in Moodubelle. Harish asked her to return back immediately. After she came back, Harish started to quarrel with her and it went on for 4-5 days.

The accused was said to be very frustrated and on June 23, he strangulated the victim using a nylon rope. Later, he shifted the body to a house which was under construction in the neighbourhood and hanged the body using the nylon rope. Later, he again lowered the body and threw the nylon rope into the adjacent river to destroy any evidence. The accused later spread the news stating that his wife had committed suicide.

The Karkala rural police have arrested the accused and charged him under IPC Sections 498(A), 302 and 201.

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