Man held for killing his grandma
Bengaluru, Feb 14: The Yelahanka police have arrested a 38-year-old man and his associate on the charge of murdering the former’s grandmother at her residence in Chowdeshwari Layout on February 3.
The arrested have been identified as Dhananjay, 38 and Venkatesh, 34, both natives of Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. Another accomplice Pedda Reddy is absconding, police said.
According to police, Dhananjay and his friends came to the house of Eshwaramma (75), his grandmother, on February 3. Dhananjay asked her for money to buy liquor which she refused. Around 1.45 am, the suspects noticed the woman sleeping in the kitchen.
Dhananjay stamped on her throat and killed her. He took away the gold chain and fled the spot. The incident came to light the next morning and the neighbours informed the police.
After gathering information from the neighbours, the police picked up Dhananjaya from Chittoor. During questioning, he confessed to the crime and disclosed the names of his accomplices, a senior police officer said. He added that Dhananjay was addicted to liquor and had come to his grandmother’s house to loot valuables and cash.