Wall painter arrested for strangulating home maker to death to rob Rs.8000 and pair of ear rings

Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)


he Electronic city police on Thursday arrested a 29-year-old wall painter who strangulated a 30-year-old home maker to death to rob Rs.8,000 and a pair of ear rings at her house in Prabhakar Reddy Layout on Thursday.

DCP,Southeast,CK Baba,said that the accused Rajnish Kumar,from Uttar Pradesh had earlier worked with Pradyumna,a painting contractor and noticed he would keep the hard cash at home .

Rajnish planned to kill Neelam and decided to rob the cash and quit the job as per the plan one and half month ago.

The couple meanwhile decided to deposit the cash in the bank as it was not safe.As per the plan,he visited the house when Neelam was alone and the daughter had gone to school.

Since Neelam knew the accused she offered him food and while she was busy in the kitchen,Rajnish pounced on her strangulating her to death with a towel.

He later ransacked the house and escaped with Rs.8,000 and took away the pair of ear rings.The murder came to light when the daughter returned home and found the mother dead in kitchen and alerted the neighbour .

Based on the complaint,the police analyzed the CCTV and track down the accused from his native place UP.