Dad JANGAIAH bludgeoned mom to death with a wooden pestle as their two children watched. Mom had just given birth to a third child less than a month before.
Man kills wife as kids watch
Express News Service
First Published : 26 Oct 2009 05:27:00 AM ISTLast Updated :
HYDERABAD: A woman, who recently delivered a child, was bludgeoned to death by her husband at Malakpet on Sunday morning after an argument. The accused killed his wife even as two of their children watched horror-struck, police said.
The woman, N Saritha (27), was hit by her husband Jangaiah with a wooden pestle continuously till she fell dead. The couple were married in 2003 and they have three children, the third child being born just 20 days back.
Saritha was staying with her parents at Nallakunta after delivering a girl child. Jangaiah is an attender in the Agriculture Department. He was erratic at work and had sold all of his wife’s gold to meet household expenses. On Saturday, he asked his wife to come home. Late in the night, the couple had a heated argument.
On Sunday morning, Jangaiah used the wooden pestle as a weapon to kill his wife. The couple’s two children, a son and a daughter, were witness to the brutal act.
After killing Saritha, Jangaiah made no attempt to flee from the house and instead asked his children to inform the neighbours.Police registered a case under Section 302 (Murder) and arrested Jangaiah.