Search on for man in dowry death case

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: A 32-year-old woman was murdered, according to the police, by her husband in Yelachenahalli in Kumaraswamy Layout police station here on Monday morning. According to the police, Shoba was married to Suresh Kumar six months ago and was being harassed by him and his parents for dowry.

The latter had left for their friend’s house on Sunday and the following morning, Kumar allegedly strangulated his wife. The body was discovered by Shoba’s brother and father who rushed to her house when calls to her cellphone went unanswered.

The Kumarswamy Layout police recovered a note in which Suresh Kumar has admitted to murder. A search is on for him.

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