Infosys techie had verbally abused me; wanted to become a film star, confesses killer
P. Ramkumar told police that he was verbally abused about his physical appearance by S. Swathi that enraged him the most.
Chennai: P. Ramkumar, the prime suspect arrested in the Infosys techie murder case, told police that he was verbally abused about his physical appearance by S. Swathi that enraged him the most.
According to Times of India report, Ramkumar, who confessed to the crime, revealed that he was not a complete stranger to Swathi. According to him, the two met each other on social networking sites and had exchanged each other's phone numbers.
A senior police official said that though Swathi knew Ramkumar from before, she did not encourage him and rejected his advances on several occasions. The police added further that Ramkumar began stalking her and started staying at a mansion in Choolaimedu just to keep a track on her.
On one of the occasions, Swathi made a remark about his physical appearance that offended Ramkumar so much, that he hatched a plan to injure her, little knowing that the assault will claim her life.
He also revealed that he wanted to make it big in Kollywood industry and even tried his hands in the film industry.
Ramkumar was picked up by police from his house in Meenakshipuram village in Sengottai. Upon seeing a team of police outside his house, he attempted to take his life by slitting his throat with a sharp metal object. He was soon rushed to a government hospital where he was given medical treatment and later underwent a surgery.
On Monday, Ramkumar was brought before Chennai Egmore court after which he was remanded to 15-day judicial custody.