Pramesh S Jain. Yogesh K Porwar
A 31-year-old man killed his wife’s male friend over illicit affair in the outskirts of the city in Andrahalli in the wee hours of Thursday and surrendered to the police.
The arrested accused has been identifed as Bharath Kumar,of Rohitnagar near Nelamangala.
The deceased has been identified as Shivakumar alias Shivaraj,27,from Hosahalli Tanda in Tarikere of Chikkamagaluru district.Bharath is a carpenter by profession.
Senior officer told Media persons a person called to Byadarahalli police station stating their relative has murdered his friend in Andrahalli main road the Inspector Rajeev and other senior officers rushed to spot and arrested the accused before he try to escape.
After Inspecting the spot the team apprehended the accused and took him to station for questioning along with his wife.
During investigation the accused said due to illicit affair he killed his wife male friend and revealed that he was in love with Vinutha,31, when they worked in a factory and got married eight years ago.
Shivaraj came to meet Vinutha three years ago and was searching for a job in the city.He stayed in her house for a week.Vinutha helped Shivaraj get a job and the duo had an illicit affair.Shivraj worked at a toll plaza in Nelamangala.
Bharath got to know about his wife’s affair and had objected and used to have frequent fights.Vinutha separated from Bharath and stayed in a rented house in Andrahalli where Shivaraj visited her frequently.
Bharath got to know this and wanted to kill Shivaraj to avenge.Bharath purchased a knife from an online e-commerce store a month ago and watched over the movements of Shivraj and got to know that Shivraj was visiting her.
On Wednesday night Bharath gained entry into the house around 9 pm when Vinutha had gone out to bring chicken from a nearby shop without locking the door.
Around 8.30 pm,Vinutha went to bring chicken, Bharath entered the house and hid under the cot. On returning she prepared food.Shivaraj who visited her house around 10.30 pm had dinner they duo slept.
He was hiding under the cot till 3 am,and stabbed Shivaraj to death when he was in deep sleep.
He said When Vinutha went to relieve around 3 am,Bharath locked the washroom door and killed Shivaraj by strangulating and later stabbed him repeatedly to death.
He wanted to escape after that,but changed his mind.He opened the bathroom door and had an argument with his wife.
He called one of his relative and informed about murder.The relative alerted the police.The police rushed to the spot and arrested Bharath for further investigation he added.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,ACP,UD Krishna Kumar,PI Rajeev and his crime staff who rushed to the spot immediately and arrested the accused before escaping the spot a timely action has led to arrest the accused red handed for their timely action a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.