Bengaluru: Puttenahalli police have arrested Pankaj, the husband of a model who along with her seven-year-old daughter jumped to death from the 20th floor of a posh apartment in Puttenahalli on Monday evening. Pankaj, who owns a hardware shop in Ashok Nagar, was arrested based on the complaint filed by the model's brother Prashant. The deceased, Jyothi P., a model, had recorded a video before taking the extreme step in which she had accused Pankaj of suspecting her fidelity and fighting frequently over the issue.
The incident took place on Monday evening when Jyothi along with her daughter Shabuna jumped to death from the balcony of her flat on the 20th floor of a posh apartment.
Both mother and daughter died on the spot. Jyothi and Pankaj were married for 12 years. According to Jyothi’s video recording, Pankaj used to frequently fight with her as he suspected she was having an affair. According to police, on Sunday night, the couple fought again and Pankaj left the house in a huff.
Dejected after the fight, Jyothi decided to take the extreme step and took along Shabuna to the balcony from where the duo jumped.
Jyothi's family members have blamed Pankaj for the suicides....