Hyderabad: Wife kills her husband over incoming call, burns herself to death :- An argument over an incoming call between husband and wife led to the murder of the husband in Parigi. On Saturday night, the wife committed suicide after the murder.
The wife – Savitri set fire on her drunk husband Jangaiah and burnt herself to death after that. The couple had got married a year ago. It was the third marriage for both.
Barlapalli Jangaiah, 45, was a construction worker from Angadi Chittampally village in Pudur mandal of Vikarabad district. He married Savitri a year ago from a neighbouring village. Savitri was also earlier married twice. She had separated from both her husbands.
She and her 17-year-old daughter from her second marriage were staying with Jangaiah after the marriage. She gave birth to a boy three month ago.
Jangaiah came home drunk and slept on Saturday evening. While sleeping he got a call allegedly from an unknown woman. He went aside and answered the call. When he returned Savitri questioned him about the caller. But he did not answer and diverted the topic.
At that time, she suspected that he was having an affair then she picked up an argument with Jangaiah. They quarrelled for an hour over the incoming call. When he was sleeping, Savitri poured kerosene on him and set him ablaze. Jangaiah ran out shouting loudly and collapsed on the verandah.
Savitri also ran inside and burnt herself. Her daughter said that Savitri locked herself in a room when the incident happened. The younger brother of Jangaiah – Raju rushed to the spot and took them to the hospital.
The police said that the couple suffered around 90% burns and died while undergoing treatment. The police registered a case based on Raju’s complaint. The bodies of the couple were handed over to the family after post-mortem.