Friday September 14, 2012
Man buried alive over affair with friend’s wife
OTHER NEWS & VIEWS
Compiled by TAN SIN CHOW, LOSHANA K. SHAGAR and A. RAMAN
A MAN was buried alive in Thanjur, some 200km from Chennai, India, for having an affair with his neighbour's wife, reported Tamil Nesan.
Police said both Nadimuthu, 37, and Chandrasekar, 41, were friends before the latter had an affair with the former's wife, Ramya.
Nadimuthu then conspired with his friends to kill Chandrasekar.
During a drinking party on Monday, Nadimuthu and his friends got Chandrasekar intoxicated.
They then beat him up until he fell unconscious before burying him alive under a bridge. Chandrasekar later died due to suffocation.
When police questioned Nadimuthu after Chandrasekar's wife lodged a complaint over his disappearance, he confessed to the crime and led authorities to the body.
> Makkal Osai reported that a 15-year-old girl in Bangalore jumped off the second floor of her school after her classmates threatened to name her as the culprit in their “suicide note”.
The classmates were upset with Revathi Narayan after she complained to the teacher that they blew chalk dust at her face.
They then told her that they would commit suicide and name her as the reason for their actions.
Teachers rushed Revathi, who suffered multiple leg fractures, to a hospital.
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