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'I Cannot Tolerate...': Bengaluru CEO Suchana Wrote Note With Eyeliner, Kept It With Son's Body

The note reportedly was found in the bag in which Suchana Seth kept her son's body

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Suchana Seth, CEO of a start-up in Bengaluru, is accused of killing her son in an apartment in Goa
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The Goa Police on Thursday said a note written on a tissue paper has been found from the belongings recovered from Suchana Seth, the Bengaluru CEO who allegedly killed her four-year-old son in a Goa apartment and later attempted suicide there.

The letter, written by an eyeliner, reads "I cannot tolerate the court's order for my husband to meet my son," an indiatoday.in report said. 

The note reportedly was found in the bag in which Suchana Seth kept her son's body. Police said, in the note, Suchana wrote about her distress over the court order that allowed her estranged husband to meet their son.

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Suchana Seth, CEO of a Bengaluru-based start-up, is accused of killing her four-year-old son in North Goa on Monday, January 8. Suchana Seth was caught in Karnataka's Chitradurga district on Monday night when she was travelling in a taxi, carrying her son's body in a luggage bag. 

While police said the motive of the crime would be ascertained after proper interrogation and probe, several reports have suggested that Suchana Seth was unhappy with a court order that allowed her estranged husband to meet their son. Suchana and her husband had filed for divorce and proceedings of the same were in the final stage.

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-Note Written With Eyeliner Found In Goa Apartment: Police have recovered a note written using eyeliner on a tissue from the apartment where Suchana Seth stayed and allegedly strangled her son to death. 

In the note, Suchana Seth reportedly wrote about her bitter relationship with her estranged husband. "I cannot tolerate the court's order for my husband to meet my son," the note read, as mentioned in an indiatoday.in report

Police have sealed the letter and sent it to the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) for examination by a handwriting expert.

-Suchana and Husband's Bitter Relationship: The information available so far in the murder case and about main accused Suchana Seth highlights the bitter relationship between her and her husband with who she was heading for a divorce.

Suchana Seth reportedly told her friends and family members that her son reminded her of her husband, Venkat Raman, and of their estranged relationship. 

Suchana Seth, who is learnt to have filed domestic violence charges in August last year against PR Venkat Raman, sent a WhatsApp message to him on Saturday, January 6, saying that he could meet the child.

Raman had called up Suchana and had told her he wanted to meet their son, an indiatoday.in report said, adding that while Raman asked her to bring their son to his house in Bengaluru, she asked him to meet her at a public place in the city.

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To her request, Raman waited for Suchana at a public place in Bengaluru for more than two hours and called her up several times but could not reach her. She also allegedly did not respond to his messages and emails. Subsequently, Raman travelled to Indonesia for work, the report said.

Later, it was revealed that Suchana was in Goa when she spoke to her husband about meeting the child.

-Suchana Seth Undergoes Psychological Test: Suchana Seth was on Wednesday taken for a psychological test to assess her mental state and help find the motive for the gruesome crime, police said.

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The police took Seth, booked for murder and destruction of evidence, to the Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour near Panaji and got a psychological medical examination conducted on her.

"We are waiting for the report. The check-up was a part of regular protocol that is followed after arrest of an accused," news agency PTI quoted an official as saying.

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the state police will take the case to a logical end.

-Goa Police to Recreate Crime Scene: The Goa Police will likely on Friday take Suchana Seth to the service apartment where she had stayed and allegedly killed her four-year-old son to recreate the crime scene, a senior official said. This is required as part of the investigation into the case, the official said on Thursday.

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"This is part of the investigation. She is currently in police custody and we are interrogating her in connection with the case," he said.
The post-mortem has revealed the four-year-old child was smothered to death either with a piece of cloth or a pillow, as per officials. The child's body was cremated in Bengaluru on Wednesday by his father Venkat Raman.

Two empty bottles of cough syrup were also found in the Goa apartment room. Police said the cough syrup bottles indicate Suchana Seth may have given a heavy dose of the medicine to her son in signs of premeditated murder.
    

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