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Murder of youth by causing accident : Woman, lover held guilty

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Mangaluru, Aug 03, 2018: The Sixth Additional District and Sessions Court has held a woman and her lover guilty of murdering  the former’s ex-lover  by  deliberately causing an accident. The quantum of punishment is expected to be announced today.


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Avinash and Sushma Precilla

Those held guilty by the court are Ranga alias Gavi Ranga alias Harish (26) of Tiptur and  Sushma Precilla (26) of Padubail Karnad.




The incident had taken place during the wee hours  of   April 1, 2014 near Mukka check post.  Avinash who had arrived  there as per the request of Sushma   found  Harish  in a Tata Sumo car. Harish had chased Avinash and had  rammed his vehicle against Avinash’s bike near Pavanje bridge leaving him critically injured. Though he was rushed to hospital by some people who noticed him,  he had breathed his last.

 Investigations had revealed that Sushma had eliminated Avinash through  her new found lover Harish.  Sushma was working as customer support officer at an IT company  while Gavi Ranga  alias Harish was the car driver in the same company.  Sushma who was initially in love with Avinash who was a labourer later fell for Harish. On coming to know about this, Avinash had once forcibly entered her office to question her. He was then taken to the station and warned after the HR Department had informed the police. Even Sushma was warned following which she had quit her job and had later  decided to eliminate Avinash.