An accident that induced a large visitors jam close to the border of Goa was among the many many components that led the police to the Bengaluru lady who killed her four-year-old son at a service condominium in Candolim.
“When she was fleeing Goa, she was caught at Chorla Ghat attributable to an accident for 4 hours. This was a blessing in disguise. Had she reached Bangalore, it could have been troublesome to get the physique of the kid, police sources stated.
Chorla Ghat is positioned on the intersection of the borders of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra. It lies to the north-east of Panaji, Goa and practically 55 kilometres from Belgaum in Karnataka.
As per sources, Suchana Seth allegedly killed her son and stuffed the physique in a bag on Monday reportedly over a custody battle together with her estranged husband. Ms Seth was arrested from Chitradurga in Karnataka on the identical day and delivered to Goa on Tuesday.
In accordance with the couple’s divorce paperwork, Ms Seth had filed a home violence case in August 2022 in opposition to her estranged husband Venkat Raman. She had accused him of bodily abusing her and her son, a cost Venkat Raman has denied in courtroom. The courtroom issued a restraining order in opposition to Mr Raman who was barred from his spouse’s house or speaking together with her or the kid.
He was, although, handed visitation rights, a improvement which allegedly upset Ms Seth.
As per sources, Ms Suchana despatched a WhatsApp message to Mr Raman on Saturday. “You’ll be able to meet the kid,” learn the message. The lady was in Goa on Saturday, days earlier than she killed the kid.
Venkat Raman, nonetheless, obtained to know that the household wasn’t in Bengaluru. He later left for Indonesia, sources stated, including, Venkat Raman will likely be known as in a number of days for interrogation.
Suchana Seth, nonetheless, has denied her involvement within the crime throughout the interrogation and claimed the kid was already lifeless when she obtained up from sleep, police sources stated.
The Goa police, in the meantime, have discovered two empty bottles of cough syrup within the room the place the CEO of Aware AI allegedly killed the boy. She may need given a heavy dose of the medication to him and that it was a deliberate homicide, an official stated.
The autopsy has revealed the kid was smothered to dying both with a material or a pillow, in keeping with officers.
Ms Seth checked into the service condominium on January 6 and stayed there until January eight earlier than leaving for Bengaluru in a taxi. Following her arrest, a courtroom in Mapusa city of Goa on Tuesday remanded her in police custody for six days.
Venkat Raman reached Hiriyur in Chitradurga district on Tuesday evening and took possession of his son’s physique after the autopsy.