Priyanka Gupta, 29 years, Mathematics Teacher at the Delhi Public School, Bangalore South, was found murdered at her second-floor house at Second Cross, Venkateshwara Layout, which falls within the BDA Layout at Hulimavu, Bannerghatta Road, on 10/August/2010 Tuesday morning.

A 29 years old, Mathematics teacher, Priyanka Gupta, working at Delhi Public School, Bangalore South, was found with her throat slit at her home in J.P. Nagar 8th Phase BDA Layout, off Bannerghatta Road, here early on 10/August/2010 Tuesday morning.

Priyanka Gupta, who was married to Satish Gupta, 32 years, an employee in the Human Resource department of Infosys. Priyanka and Satish Kumar Gupta were married three years ago and do not have children.

Priyanka’s body was found in a sitting posture on the sofa, her hands tied and throat slit with a kitchen knife. The police discovered knife wounds on Priyanka’s belly, but the gruesomeness of the murder could be gauged by the violence committed on the body. After slitting Priyanka’s throat, the killer or killers twisted the blade indiscriminately in the flesh.

Among some interesting clues the police found at the spot are a pair of gloves, shoes and a red jerkin, with a pack of cigarettes in one of the pockets. According to Satish’s statement to the police, Rs 2.1 lakh in cash which was kept in the house to buy a Santo car, had gone missing, and jewellery worth Rs 1.6 lakh are missing from the almirah. But the ornaments on Priyanka’s person besides Rs 30,000 in cash kept elsewhere in the house were untouched.

Deputy commissioner of police (south-east division) BNS Reddy said, “The murder took place under mysterious circumstances. We have registered a case and found important clues. We will find the culprits soon.”

Satish, in his complaint, said he went for a jog at 5.40 am while Priyanka was practising yoga. Sometime later she called him to say that two persons had come to the house and enquired if they could supply newspapers, but that she sent them away. When he returned at 6.45 am, he found the door locked and no response from inside, despite ringing the bell.He said he then went to Infosys to get the duplicate key from his locker. On opening the door, he found his wife murdered…..

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