Special Correspondent

VILLUPURAM: Agustinal Gunavathi (28) of Arul Nadu was stabbed to death by her husband W.Samuel Sowrirajan (45) in the Ginjee bus stand near here on Monday morning.

The police said Gunavathi was a teacher in the Asanur Panchayat School near Villupuram. After spending the weekend she used to go to the school by bus on Monday.

Soon after she boarded the Villupuram-bound private bus at the Ginjee bus stand on Monday morning, Sowrirajan who followed her also got into the bus without her knowledge.

When she took her cellphone to call somebody Sowrirajan picked a quarrel with her. Later, he pulled out a knife and inflicted not less than 15 stab injuries on her chest. The bus driver drove the body to the Ginjee government hospital where the doctors declared as brought dead.

Later Sowrirajan surrendered before the Ginjee police. He confessed to the police that both of them had been in love for eight years and got married four years ago and begot a son.

Gunavathi used to stay at Asanur through out the week and come to Arul Nadu on weekends. Recently, she had given in writing to end her conjugal relations with him. It created a suspicion in him about her fidelity and enraged him to take such an extreme step.

He was arrested and remanded to Cuddalore Central Prison.

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