Suicide Bid By Couple On Visakhapatnam Beach: Husband Dead, Wife Alive

Having decided to commit suicide, a couple thought of getting drunk on the beach. While the husband died by wading into the waters, the wife was found on the beach in a stupor.
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Visakhapatnam: Morning walkers on the beach sands on Thursday stumbled upon a dead body and next to which a woman, lying in a drunken stupor. Police were informed.

According to their report, Narayana Rao and his wife Rajaramani, residing in Marripalem, reportedly decided to commit suicide owing to their mounting debts. They came to the beach the previous night and consumed liquor, following which Rajaramani slipped into an unconscious state. Narayana, however, took his life by jumping into waters. The police are investigating the case.

Paramour Murders And Robs Woman

In another incident, a woman was found dead near the railway track in Yelamanchili in the district on Wednesday. Identified as Karanam Parvathi (45), a resident of Ch. N. Agraharam, she was allegedly murdered by her paramour Pilla Abbai alias Bobby (24). The woman was reportedly killed on June 25 but only came to light on Wednesday.

According to police, the accused Bobby used to stay in Tagarapuvalasa working in a pharmaceutical company close to the village. He developed a relationship with Parvathi, a widow, who was eking out a living by selling chilli powder in the surrounding villages. Her 23-year old son Ramesh and his wife knew of her affair and objected to it on several occasions.

Subsequently, Bobby left the village on account of a new job at a bulk drug company at Nakkapalle. Their relation also came to an end with his transfer. Staying now at Purushottapatnam, Bobby began commuting from the village to Nakkapalle. He visited Ch. N. Agraharam one day and dropped his phone number with Ramesh’s wife and requested her to give it to Parvathi. The relations restored as a result.

Later, she went to Bobby’s house on June 25 and began consuming liquor. Just as they were consuming liquor, she received a phone call from another person. Bobby pulled her up as to why she was talking to someone else when he was with her. Parvathi retorted harshly. Bobby immediately hit her on the head with a stick following which Parvathi died. Recovering his wits, he packed the body and dumped it under a railway culvert with the help of his friends. Relieved the dead body of ornaments, he later took a loan of Rs 55,000 by mortgaging them at Anakapalle.

Parvathi’s son Ramesh, a lorry driver by profession, returned home from his duties on July 2 and found that his mother was missing. He lodged a complaint with the Anakapalle rural police station and cast a suspicion on Bobby. Police arrested Bobby who admitted that he murdered Parvathi as she was coming in his way of getting married to another girl.

Gang Rape

In a heinous crime incident, a 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped in front of her three kids at her residence in Visakhapatnam. The incident took place on July 3, but it came to light on Wednesday. According to police, a gang of four men, including a minor, gained entry into the woman’s house when her husband was away for work. Two members of the gang raped the woman in front of her children. They even threatened them with serious consequences if they disclosed the incident to anyone. The family hailed from Sikkim and had settled in the city for some time now.

Bank Executive Commits Suicide

In yet another incident, a bank executive Ch. Ganga Bhavani (28) reportedly committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging herself to the ceiling fan in her flat in Marripalem Vuda Layout.

Hailing from Chidiga village near Kakinada of East Godavari district, Ganga Bhavani had been staying in a flat in Sambasiva Apartments for over a year. She was working as Assistant General Manager in a retail assets central processing centre of the State Bank of India. She reported for duty on Wednesday and returned home in the afternoon.

Curiously, her colleague Ramadevi received a phone call at about 4:30 pm from a person who did not identify himself. She was informed that her friend Ganga Bhavani was in a dangerous state in the latter’s flat. Agitated by the news, Ramadevi left the bank for her friend’s flat but found the door locked from inside. She and her other colleagues broke open the door only to find Ganga Bhavani’s body hanging from the ceiling fan in the bedroom.

Ganga Bhavani, was married three months ago, but was living alone. Her husband was said to be working as a field officer in the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in another city. The Airport police are investigating the case.

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