scorecardresearch
Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

Woman hacked to death in court by estranged husband

Shivakumar, 32, who works as a driver in Bengaluru, killed Chaitra within the court premises shortly after they agreed to continue efforts for settlement of their issues after filing for divorce.

Shivakumar surrendered after the crime and was arrested by the police.

A 24-year-old woman was hacked to death by her estranged husband after the couple attended a mediation meeting at a local court in the Hassan district of Karnataka on Saturday, said the police Sunday.

Shivakumar, 32, who works as a driver in Bengaluru, killed Chaitra within the court premises shortly after they agreed to continue efforts for a settlement of their issues after filing for divorce.

“The murder happened the same day as the negotiation for a settlement. They had negotiations since they had two children. An effort was made to convince them that it is better to stay together or give a sufficient settlement amount. Both of them agreed and the husband came out and committed the crime,” said Hassan Superintendent of Police Hari Ram Shankar.

The couple has two young children, aged six and four, according to the police.

Subscriber Only Stories
UPSC Key-September 27, 2022: Why you should read ‘Mankading’ or ‘Rarest o...Premium
Why India has lashed out at the US over its F-16 package to PakistanPremium
Kurmi club: On national path, Nitish looks east, at UP’s Sonelal Pa...Premium
Interview: MD-CEO, Central bank of India | ‘During PCA years, none of our...Premium

Shivakumar surrendered after the crime and was arrested by the police.

First published on: 14-08-2022 at 06:23:30 pm
Next Story

‘Fearless’ Zendaya to take centerstage at Valentino’s Pink PP ad campaign

Latest Comment
Post Comment
Read Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement