Elderly couple found to be dead in Vizag

  • | Friday | 27th August, 2021

The deceased were identified Vaddadi Jagannadha Rao (63), a former employee of the port trust and his wife Vijaya Lakshmi (57).Police said that Jagannadha Rao murdered his wife and later committed suicide by hanging himself with the ceiling.

On Wednesday, An elderly couple was found dead right before the marriage of their daughter in Vizag Port city in Andhra Pradesh.
The matter came to light on Friday following which a post-mortem was conducted.

The deceased were identified Vaddadi Jagannadha Rao (63), a former employee of the port trust and his wife Vijaya Lakshmi (57).
Police said that Jagannadha Rao murdered his wife and later committed suicide by hanging himself with the ceiling.

Police said that Jagannadha Rao had planned to perform his younger daughter’s marriage at a function hall in HB Colony.
During the Kanyadhan ritual, some relatives came to know about the absence of the girl`s parents at the venue.

The searched for him at the marriage venue and some of them went to their house in Bhanunagar where they found lifeless bodies of Jagannadha Rao and his wife.

Police said Rao’s wife was not keeping well for the past few years and was undergoing treatment.

Due to the marriage, Rao did not give any medicines to her on Wednesday following which she indulged in a spat with him and some of the relatives, they said adding that vexed with his wife’s behaviour, Rao took her to the house suffocated her to death using a pillow.

He later committed suicide by hanging himself,” a police officer said.

He further added that they received a complaint on Thursday after the marriage was solemnised.

 


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