Man sentenced life imprisonment for murdering his wife for row over Rs.1000

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The city civil and session court convicted a man for murdering his wife for a row over Rs.1,000, sentenced him with life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs.1,000 .

The convict Kailash Chand Behar working in a Private firm and living in a rented house in Kamakshipalya with his wife Malathi Sahu,six years ago killed her and the accused used to have frequent fight with Malathi on 19 June 2018,the accused started to fight with Malathi accusing her of taking Rs.1,000 from his pocket.In the melee the accused smothered her to death using a pillow and tried to make it look like natural death.

However the house owner,identified as Muniyappa suspecting something fishy complained to the police.

Based on the complaint,the Kamakshipalya police , investigated the case and came to know from the post mortem report that the death due to asphyxiation .

Based on the finding the police arrested Kaliash and filed a charge sheet subsequently before the court.