Karnataka Shocker: Husband kills pregnant spouse in Davanagere, suspects infidelity, buries her physique in jungle; arrested
Davanagere, November 24: A man in Karnataka’s Davanagere district was arrested on Thursday for allegedly killing his six-month-pregnant wife and burying her body in the jungle – in a pit he had prepared much earlier, police said.
The accused is identified as Mohan Kumar, 25, a resident of Gangondanahalli near the town of Channagiri, near Davanagere. Police have launched a manhunt for Mohan’s parents who are on the run. The late woman has been identified as Chandrakala aka Rashmi, 21. Telangana Shocker: Husband Kills Wife With Iron Bar During Bathukamma Celebration Suspecting Infidelity
According to police, Chandrakala and Mohan Kumar’s wedding took place last year. However, for the first few days, a quarrel broke out between the couple. Suspicious of Chandrakala’s character, Mohan Kumar urged her to bring a dowry. He also hated that she was talking to anyone.
Whenever she spoke to others, the defendant interrogated her and accused her of having affairs. Police said that since Chandrakala could not endure the torture, she was forced to secretly call her parents. Agra shocker: Man kills wife and daughter on suspicion of infidelity and tells cops ‘kid’s face doesn’t match his’; arrested.
Although she returned to her parents’ house, they had sent her back. A month and a half ago, Mohan Kumar strangled his wife during an argument. He later took the body to Hunaghatta forest area near Ajjampura in Chikkamagalur district and buried it. He then informed her parents that Chandrakala was missing and filed a missing persons report with the police on October 10, saying that she had eloped with someone.
Chandrakala’s parents had complained to the police, suspecting that their son-in-law might have caused harm. The police investigation revealed that the defendant took his car on the day of the disappearance and drove outside at 2 a.m
When the police took him into custody and grilled him, he confessed to the crime. The body was exhumed by the authorities and an autopsy was performed. The investigation revealed that the defendant had planned to kill his wife a month ago. He also thought about disposing of the body and destroying all evidence, and even prepared the pit in the forest much earlier, police said.
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