Man ends life after murdering wife

Chennai: A man committed suicide after murdering his wife at Pulianthope. According to the police, Durgaram (42) lived with his wife Tarabhai (33) at Mosque Street along with his three children. Durgaram worked at a footwear shop while Tarabhai was employed at a vegetable store in Villivakkam.

However, the couple frequently quarreled as Durgaram suspected her of infidelity. Last night, Durgaram murdered Tarabhai by smashing her head with grinding stone. Later, he committed suicide by hanging himself.

7 arrested for murder
Seven persons have been arrested for the brutal murder of a youngster in Pulianthope on 20 January. Police arrested the gang with the help of CCTV visuals. According to the police, Kumaran alias Vicky (22) was murdered at K M Garden by the gang armed with knives and cricket bats.

NT Bureau