Mysuru, August 10:- Following his wife’s arrest over alleged theft, a person committed suicide, by setting himself aflame a couple of days back.
The deceased has been identified as Manjunath (55), a resident of Sharadadevi Nagar. His wife Shubha is accused stealing valuables worth Rs 10 lakh from the residence of Ravindra Rao of Ramakrishna Nagar. The theft was captured on CCTV camera. Upset with his wife’s act, Manjunath set himself aflame on August 7 and was admitted to hospital, where he breathed his last. Kuvempunagar police have registered a case. (MR/KS).