Anger leads to murder: Daughter-in-law killed by mother-in-law

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Kundapur, May 19: A mother-in-law allegedly killed her daughter-in-law with a pair of scissors on Monday May 19 at Mogli, Shiroor. Anger is said to be the cause of murder.



Nagaratna (27), is the deceased wife of Manjunath, who is a carpenter in Sirsi. The couple has three children. Sources said that there were constant quarrels on a daily basis between Chandravathi and her daughter-in-law Nagaratna at their home.


Nagaratna was leaving to her mother’s house in Uppunda, Ambagilu for her sister’s wedding. At around 11 am a fight broke out between them, during which furious Chandravati reportedly stabbed a pair of scissors into Nagaratna.

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Chandravathi, has been taken into custody and the body has been shifted to Government hospital, Byndoor.

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A case has been registered in the Byndoor police station and investigations are on process.

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