Bengaluru: Man kills wife for buying jewelry with house rent money; Arrested

10:04 AM Nov 05, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: Police arrested the man who allegedly murdered his wife for spending the money meant for rent to buy jewelry.


The accused has been identified as Shaik Farooq (40), a resident of Dayanandanagar in Jayanagar 1st block. He was arrested by Siddapura police and was produced before the court, which remanded him in judicial custody.

Reports said that Farooq had given Rs 6,500 to Naziya on Monday morning and asked her to pay the house rent. However, his wife, Naziya,  had used the money meant for rent to buy imitation jewelry that she wanted to sell during Diwali.

Farooq asked Naziya about the payment of rent, in the evening that day, she told him about her plans to sell jewelry. Farooq got angry at this and this led to a quarrel, reports said.

In an outburst of anger, Farooq hit Naziya in the face and banged her head against the wall, sources said.


Although she was rushed to the hospital in an unconscious later, she passed away on Tuesday without responding to medical treatment, sources added.

based on a complaint filed by Naziya’s mother Imtiyaz Bi, Siddapura police registered a case of murder and carried out investigations.


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