Man kills friend over marriage row, attempts to end life in Bengaluru

According to the police, the man and the victim were in a relationship, and the woman got engaged to another man

March 16, 2023 10:08 am | Updated 10:08 am IST

The Wilson Garden police have booked a 25-year-old accountant of a construction company for smothering his female friend to death after alleged sexual assault at her house in Wilson Garden on March 14.

According to the police, Manoj and the victim were in a relationship for the last one year . The victim worked in a pharma company while the accused worked as an accountant in a construction company. The duo met on Facebook and were in a relationship .

Recently, the victim got engaged to another man, and informed Manoj about it . Manoj went to her house when she was alone and allegedly assaulted her sexually before smothering her to death, accusing her of cheating .

The accused later went back to his home and attempted to end life by hanging.

Meanwhile, the victim’s family members found the victim lying unconscious and took her to a hospital. The doctor, after examination, declared her brought dead, and also found assault marks on her private parts.

Based on their complaint, the police tracked down Manoj, who is recovering in a hospital . He was booked for rape and murder, and awaiting post-mortem report for further investigation.

(Those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani Ph: 104 for help)

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