Couple’s death: FIR filed against six people

Mysuru, November 11:- In the case relating to the death of a couple during a pre-wedding photoshoot on Monday (November 9), an FIR has been filed against six people. Coracle owner, photographer and four others have been named in the FIR under IPC Section 304.

The victims, Chandrashekar (30) and Shashikala (20) died while taking part in a photoshoot. Photographer Nikhil, coracle owner Mugappa are in the FIR, said Superintendent of Police C B Rhyshyanth. Mugappa agreed to give coracle for the photoshoot after the couple requested him.

Rhyshyanth said, “We will be writing to concerned authorities to ban the use of boats, rafts or coracles in the river. People travelling in a boat should wear a life-saving jacket.”

Man arrested

A man has been arrested on charges of murdering a woman over a frivolous reason. The accused has been identified as Alwyn, 36, of Hanumanthanagar in Srirangapattana.

On October 17, Alwyn was fighting with his wife when his neighbour Mahadevamma came to stop it. Angered by it, Alwyn attacked her with a knife, leading to her death.  He was on the run for some time before he ran out of luck. A habitual offender, Alwyn has been accused of picking up fights with others over simple issues. Only in the month of September, he was released from jail after serving a sentence.

Woman injured in attack by son

An only lady was attacked by her son after she advised him not to go to his brother’s house regularly. The incident took place at Gagenahalli in Bilikere hobli. The victim is Jayalakshmi, who was injured after she was attacked with an iron rod, is undergoing treatment at a government hospital.

Raju and Jayalakshmi’s son Manjunath, who had got married recently, was living separately. His younger brother, Raghavendra, a bachelor, used to go to his brother’s house frequently. When he was questioned by his mother, Raghavendra attacked Jayalakshmi injuring her on the head.

In their complaint at Bilikere Police Station, the couple has accused their son of attacking them. A case has been registered. (MR/KS)



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