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Woman kills her 70-year-old mother-in-law for this shocking reason

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 July 2021, 16:48 IST
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A 70-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her daughter-in-law in Karnataka’s Tumakuru. According to timesnownews.com reports, the woman allegedly strangled her mother-in-law to death after she learned about her affair and raise an objection to it.

The now-deceased has been identified as Ningamma (70), a resident of Mandya district.

While the accused were identified as Latha and M.B. Balachandra, a bus conductor.

After killing Ningamma, the two accused dumped the body on the railway tracks on the outskirts of Tumakuru in Karnataka.

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The 70-year-old woman had gone missing on July 19 after she left for her daughter-in-law’s house in the Kyathasandra area. The next day, police found her headless body on the tracks.

During investigations, police came to know that Latha killed her mother-in-law along with her lover Balachandra.

As per the police, Latha had to pay monthly maintenance to Ningamma from her husband’s property. Following her husband’s death, Latha fell in love with Balachandra. When Ningamma came to know about Latha’s relationship, she opposed it. Due to this, Latha conspired to eliminate her mother-in-law, according to a report by Bangalore Mirror.

Latha and Balachandra strangled Ningamma to death and took away her gold ornaments.

After committing the crime, the duo dumped the body on the tracks in order to pass the crime as an accident. The accused threw the victim’s severed head in a truck so that her identity remains hidden. Later, the victim’s head was found in Ilkal.

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First published: 27 July 2021, 16:44 IST