Bangalore software engineer kills wife and commits suicide after argument

Madhusudhan stabbed his wife to death and then ended his life by jumping from their 13-floor residence, police officials said.

BANGALORE: A software engineer in Bangalore killed his wife and then committed suicide as an argument between the two turned ugly on Friday, PTI reports.

Madhusudhan, stabbed his wife to death and then ended his life by jumping from their 13-floor residence, police officials said.

According to the report, the husband and wife, both software professionals had a heated argument on Friday night at their residence in JP Nagar.

DCP (South) Revanna informed the reporters that Madhusudhan, after killing his wife wanted to commit suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan but failed as the rope broke. Later, an attempt to set self ablaze too failed as he could not find a match-stick.

He finally ended his life by jumping from the 13th floor flat.

The couple is survived by a six-year-old daughter, who was at her grand-parents house when the incident took place.