Man beats wife to death after row over delay in serving breakfast
Kollam: In a shocking incident, a man beat his wife to death following an argument over delay in serving breakfast. Susheela (58), a native of Mavady near Kottarakkara, was murdered by her husband Somadasan (63). Police arrested Somadas for the murder.
The incident took place on Friday at 9 am. Somadasan and Susheela used to quarrel frequently.
Somadasan returned home after farming works on his leased land for having food. As Susheela didn’t prepare food for him, irked Somadasan quarreled with his wife.
During the ruckus, the man took a log and thrashed his wife’s head. Susheela collapsed and suffered a head injury after receiving a heavy blow to the head.
Following this, Somadasan left the house and visited a shop near Kulakada gramapanchayat. He contacted police on the shopkeeper’s phone. Puthoor police rushed to his residence after receiving the call.
Susheela was taken to Kottarakkara taluk hospital and Thiruvananthapuram Medical college. But the doctors failed to save her life. Sooranadu CI Shyam Kumar is in charge of the probe.