Mysuru, June 29:- The Seventh Additional District and sessions Court of Mysuru has sentenced life imprisonment to a man for murdering his girlfriend doubting her fidelity.
Krishnamurthy of Kumbarkoppal is the man who has been held guilty. His girlfriend Suvarna, a native of Hura village in Nanjangud taluk, was living with Krishnamurthy after her husband’s death. On September 25, 2014, when Suvarna returned from her brother’s house, Krishnamurthy, doubting her fidelity, tried to kill her by setting her aflame. He then admitted her to a hospital and tried to make it look like a suicide.
Suvarna who regained consciousness narrated the incident to the police and breathed her last. Her statement was also video-recorded. The court held Krishnamurthy guilty and ordered life imprisonment. (MR/KS).