Kundapur, June 10, 2015: A man from Uppinakudru near Tallur was arrested by the Kundapur Police on June 9, Tuesday night on the charges of murdering his mother-in-law.
The accused is Janardhan Sherigar (50). It has been alleged that he had killed his 80 year old mother-in-law Janaki Sherigar for monetary gains. Sources said Janardhan who was an alcoholic had picked up a quarrel with Janaki earlier in the day demanding money to attend a wedding. However, the same night he came home fully drunk and began to hit Janaki ultimately resulting in her death.
Janardhan has been living with his mother-in-law ever since the death of his wife five years ago. He worked in a Shamiyana shop in Byndoor. In the past he worked as a cook in Bengaluru.
Further investigations are in progress.