Bengaluru: Man kills wife over domestic quarrel

Bengaluru: A 27-year-old woman was fatally strangulated by her husband during a fight over a minor issue. The incident took place at their residence in Lakshmi Devi Nagar in Leggere, early Friday.

The deceased has been identified has Kalpana. Her husband Ramesh is absconding after killing her. The couple was married for 10 years and had no children.

According to police, Kalpana and Ramesh hail from Ananthapur district in Andhra Pradesh and came to city about 10 years ago. While Kalpana worked as a tailor at a garment factory, Ramesh worked as an assistant in another garment factory.

The duo frequently fought over domestic issues and sometime it would turn violent with Ramesh allegedly beating Kalpana. At around 4 am on Friday, a fight broke out between the couple and according to their neighbours, it went on till 5 am.

The neighbours told police that since it was a daily affair, they felt it was not necessary to intervene. The police said that in the heat of argument Ramesh strangulated Kalpana to death and fled.

The incident came to light when Kalpana's mother visited her house and found her daughter dead. She then filed a complaint with the Nandini Layout police, who have launched a manhunt to nab Ramesh.

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