Man stabbed his wife to death suspecting her fidelity before stabbing himself to end life over domestic row

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

Man stabbed his wife to death before stabbing himself to end his life over a domestic row in the outskirts of the city on Sunday.

The accused Ramesh, a private firm employee and his wife Harshita, 24, were found lying in a pool of blood in pillagumpe industrial area in Hosakote in the outskirts of the city .

Passers-by rushed them to a near-by hospital where Harshitha succumbed to her injuries . Ramesh also sustained multiple stab injuries and is recovering .

The Soolibele police have registered a case of murder and attempt to suicide and are awaiting Ramesh recovery to question him.

Initial probe revealed that the couple had married seven years ago and have two children. It was a love marriage but off late the couple used to have frequent fights as Ramesh would suspect her fidelity .

The couple are separated and 10 days ago Ramesh reconciled and brought Harshitha back home.

On Sunday he took Harshitha to the industrial area and had an argument over the same issue . In the melee he attacked her with knife he carried and stabbed her 13 times before stabbing himself.

(Those in distress or those having suicidal tendencies can call Arogya Sahayavani Ph.: 104 for help.)