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Man arrested for murdering mother-in-law

Man arrested for murdering mother-in-law

Mangalore Today News Network

janardhan sherigarKundapur, 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.

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