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Bengaluru murder: A WhatsApp message aroused suspicion

In a shocking news coming from Hessaraghatta region in Bengaluru, an alleged love affair between two married lovers ended in a dramatic murder and suicide on Friday afternoon.The police added that Rajesh chose to keep track of Shruthi, installing a Global Positioning System in her vehicle, as she had not heeded his warnings to end her alleged relationship with Amith. Shruti, devastated by the tragic turn of events is said to have rushed Amit to the hospital, booked a room in the nearby lodge and then committed suicide.The incident took place around 3 pm near Acharya College in Soladenahalli. He was involved in an extramarital affair with Shruthi, who was a Panchayat Development Officer from Gollahalli area in Nelamangala. Rajesh, a realtor, claimed to killing Amith after seeing him with his wife Shruthi (32). Sruthi went to work on Friday morning.The Soladevanahalli police, who have taken Rajesh into custody for five days, interrogated him on Sunday in connection with the murder of 34-year-old lawyer Amith Keshavamurthy. They tracked the vehicle near Acharya college. The revolver and documents pertaining to it have been sent for examination to ascertain if it was a licensed revolver. “But Rajesh found out that her vehicle was moving towards Hesaraghatta Road as he was tracking its movement through his mobile phone”, police said.On the day of the crime Shruti had, according to Rajesh, pretended to go for an official meeting but instead she went to meet Amit. On seeing Shruthi sitting with Amith in the auto, the father and son picked up a fight with Amith. “As the argument took heat, Rajesh shot Amith in the chest”, the Inspector added.A senior police officer said, “Initially, it was not certain as to who opened the fire as both Rajesh and his father claimed responsibility”. Again, Rajesh tracked her vehicle and informed police about its location. Meanwhile, Shruthi drove her injured lover to the nearby Sapthagiri Hospital, where he was declared brought dead. The police found the vehicle parked at a lodge close to the hospital where Shruthi had hanged herself.