Bengaluru: In a gruesome double murder reported from the city, a man killed his wife and mother-in-law and surrendered before police on Tuesday morning.
Ravikumar hacked his wife Savitri and mother-in-law Sarojamma with a machete at their home in Govindaraja Nagar Police station limits.
A domestic dispute is believed to be the cause of murders. After his two children went to school on Tuesday, Ravikumar picked a quarrel with his wife. During the heat of the moment, the accused picked up a machete used for slicing coconuts and slashed at his wife. He also assaulted his mother-in-law who tried to intervene between them.
Thereafter, Ravikumar went straight to the Govindaraja Nagar Police station, narrated what he had done, and surrendered.
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Police who went to check on the victims found them dead due to excessive blood loss. The mortal remains were later shifted to Victoria Hospital for an autopsy.