Mysuru, December 26:- A woman and her friend have been sentenced to 5 years’ jail along with a fine of Rs 20,000 for abetting a man to commit suicide.
Devamani of Teranimunti village of HD Kote taluk and her friend Gopalaiah have been held guilty.
Devamani, the wife of one Kariyayya, was close with Gopalaiah. Observing this, Kariyayya warned her several times. When Kariyayya came home on September 24, 2015, Devamani was with Gopalaiah at home. Then a fight took place between them. Devamani asked Kariyayya to commit suicide. Saddened by the insult, Kariyayya hung himself that night.
Police have registered a complaint against Devamani and Gopalaiah. (MR/KS)