CHENNAI: Quite a lot of planning had gone into the ugly triple-murders dedicated by software program engineer L Prakash, who then killed himself utilizing the identical electrical energy noticed, say police.
Prakash bought the battery-operated energy noticed by way of an internet portal on Might 19, and took the household for a newly launched film on Wednesday.
He additionally celebrated his marriage ceremony anniversary together with his spouse, and police recovered the left-over cake to determine if he had laced it with sedatives. Prakash wrote a quick suicide notice and pasted it on a wall in the lounge the place he, his spouse and two youngsters had been discovered useless with blood splashed throughout.
Albin Raj, Sankar Nagar inspector of police, and his group recovered the acquisition payments for the ability noticed, two cell phones and a laptop computer belonging to Prakash, from the home. Police have despatched them for forensic examination.
Investigators plan to additionally examine Prakash’s shopping historical past to try to piece collectively what pushed him to do what he did.
Early on Saturday, Ramanan, a 71-year-old priest, got here to the home of his daughter P Gayathri in Pozhichalur with ‘laddus’ from Tirumala. He anticipated his two grandchildren to return working out of the home on Sakthi Vinayagar Koil Avenue in Venkateshwara Nagar, however he discovered the door unlatched. He went in and located his 39-year-old daughter, her husband Prakash, 41, and their youngsters Nithya Shree, 13, and Harikrishnan, 8, mendacity useless, with blood splattered throughout the ground and the partitions.
A shocked Ramanan, who works at a temple in Pink Hills, instantly alerted a few of his neigbours and police had been knowledgeable. Quickly, following the restoration of a notice, it was revealed that Prakash had murdered his spouse and youngsters earlier than utilizing the ability noticed to kill himself.
Because the information unfold throughout the densely populated neighbourhood, folks had been unable to return to phrases with the way of the deaths of the relations.
Deva T, 58, a neighbour, recalled listening to an uncommon sound from the housethe earlier evening. Prakash, who owned a home a couple of streets away in Venkateshwara Nagar, rented it out for 25,000 a month and stayed on Sakthi Vinayagar Koil Avenue paying 12,000 a month.
P Inbasekar, an IT worker who lives on the road, stated Prakash and his spouse typically quarrelled. “I’ve recognized him for the previous six years. He had arguments together with his spouse.”
R Karuppusamy, a 65-year-old development employee, stated he was shattered when he noticed the kids mendacity in a pool of blood. “Typically, within the evenings, the kids used to get me betel nuts.” M Nithyananda, who had ferried Prakash to a temple in his auto a couple of days in the past, stated he was numb. Ramanan informed police that his daughter had knowledgeable him about Prakash borrowing 10 lakh from a cash lender to develop her native drugs enterprise.
Police stated Gayathri, Nithya Shree Hari Krishnan and Prakash had deep cuts on their necks. Prakash had laid down on the ground together with his head and neck on a wood pedestal. He then left the ability noticed on his neck. Prakash’s father-in-law turned off the ability noticed which was nonetheless working when he entered.