Double Murder case in Bengaluru,Woman,minor son murdered at their house

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

A 33-year-old woman and her 11-year-old son were found murdered at their house in Ravindra Nagar in T Dasarahalli on Tuesday.

The deceased have been identified as Navanita,a call centre employee and her son Sai Srujan.

Senior officers with other officers and FSL team rushed to spot after inspecting the scene of crime said,The duo were found dead on the bed while Navanita had a stab injury on her neck and holding a knife on her right hand and Sai Srujan was frothing and suspected to be chocked to death.

The murder came to light when neighbours noticed gas leaking from the house and tried to call Navanita but there was no response.They later called the Navanita’s mother who alerted her son to go and visited the house.

By then,the neighbours broke open the window to find the duo lying dead on the bed.

The police rushed to the spot and opened the house with a key and shifted the bodies for post mortem after conducting spot inspections.

Inquiries with the family revealed that Navanita was married to Chandru,a wall painter by profession and the couple had two children.

The other son Sai Abhishek was studying in a boarding school in Andhra,while the younger son Srujan stayed with the parents.

Lakshmi M,mother of Navanita complained to the police that Chandru,an alcoholic used to harass Navanita frequently and beat her up .

The family has warned him to mend his ways but he would come home drunk and beat Navanita and threatened to kill her.

Based on the complaint,the police have registered a case of murder and detained Chandru for questioning while awaiting post mortem report to ascertain the cause of death.