Mangala (28), a resident of Upparageri village of Periyapattana taluk was brutally murdered at her residence on Monday morning.
According to sources, Mangala was married to Shiva and had two kids. It is alleged Mangala had an extra marital affair with a person called Ravi which was opposed by her husband. It is learnt that a few days back, Mangala had eloped to Bengaluru with her paramour.
Recently, Shiva and Mangala agreed to bury the differences and the lady was back with her husband. Angered by this, Ravi allegedly attacked Mangala with a hatchet and murdered her. Periyapattana police have registered a case and are in search of Ravi.