Hidden story behind artist Sithum Sudhara who killed his wife
Artist Sithum Sudhara who murdered his spouse and then made an attempt to commit suicide by using leaping into a properly with the aid of now is below police custody. The story that transpired from the day he confronted his wife Kumudu and fell deeply in love and the moment when his temper reached its apex is hitherto revealed.
This artist who was residing in Veyangoda place engaged in the career of the Batik change which
actually was once the alternate which came down from the family. It was a few years earlier than that Sithum comes throughout Kumudu at a certain festival. From the very first day Sithum set his eyes upon Kumudu, he had developed a love for her. That night time he started out to dream about her the complete night. The subsequent day itself he had etched her figure, imagining her beauty. He had for this reason made a resolution that he would some day or the other make Kumudu his lover and called her this way:
“Hello nangi … can you rember me? I am Sudhara”.
“Ah … yes aiyya … I can take into account you. It’s the aiyya who does artwork work, is not it?”
“Exactly right. So I known as you to give a present”
“What gives for me aiyya … we got here to be aware of each other that day, no”
“Aiyo … don’t get scared. This is a one-of-a-kind gift”
“What’s the specific gift … I do not desire anybody’s gifts”
“Don’t get scared. I drew your face the way I may want to remember. It’s to provide that drawing that I called you”
“Ane … is it so … I got scared wondering it used to be some thing else … why ane you drew my face … did not you have any other faces to draw …?”
“Your face is really so satisfactory … it is why I drew it”
“Don’t tell lies ayye”
“Not lies, it is true. How can I provide this to you nangi?”
“Aiyya, you submit it. I’ll supply you the address”
The romance that kindled in that manner because of this blossomed into a love affair even before a few weeks elapsed. Now Kumudu’s total world was nothing but Sudhara. She had loved his heart as nicely as his inventive creations all the same, it is understood. Sudhara too felt the same emotion closer to her. He had loved his lover extra than his life. Kumudu in fact was about three years elder to him. But that was no longer an impediment for their love.
Sudhara’s father incidentally used to be widespread artist Ranjitpriya. His domestic used to be oftentimes regarded as ‘Batik nivasa’ among villagers. Not lengthy after, Sudhara broke the information about Kumudu to his parents. Then Kumudu too told her dad and mom about Sudhara. However Kumudu’s home-people at first did no longer take a liking towards the attachment. Later, on Kumudu’s headstrong compulsion her dad and mom gave in to her desire.
Sudhara on a sure day in the month of January made her his felony spouse and brought her to ‘Batik nivasa’. Two or three months they had lived in happiness together. But as time exceeded by way of Sudhara had begun to exchange as unexpected. This unexpected alternate that got here over him used to be something that she should no longer understand. Sudhara began to trade more and extra as time progressed. In the stop he would interact in a quarrel even for the slightest thing. She used to be for that reason for a quantity of months bearing the scoldings and beatings of Sudhara because of the sheer love she had for Sudhara. Kumudu too of path had her limits of patience. Ultimately she haded in the direction of her dad and mom with tears in her eyes.
“Ane amme … I can not live with Sudhara anymore. He’s no longer the person who used to be before. Now he behaves like an animal … each time he beats me, scolds me. His parents are additionally like that. Every time they take his side. Now I am fed up of existence …!” That is what she said.
“We informed you duwe now not to get married to him. But you did not listen to us. Now there is nothing to do. You are no longer too a lot for us. Till we die we will seem to be after you”, used to be the response of her parents. Though it consoled her heart to some extent, she then again began to entertain sorrowful ideas about her future and her husband. In the identical way she had a host of different problems. She commenced to get sadder and sadder thinking how she was once to face society and friends.
After about a month passed, Sudhara commenced to sense a love for his spouse once again. He buried the previous unpleasant memories. He started out to view his wife with love. “Those previous incidents might not happen again”. On that promise that he made to Kumudu he delivered her back to ‘Batik nivasa’ as soon as again. For some weeks the two of them acquired along happily. But again Sudhara started to alternate unanticipatedly. As before, conflicts started out to elevate its head as before. In the process Sudhara’s dad and mom too interfered in these disputes. Whatever everyone would say, no one should settle the quarrels that flared between the two. In fact, these disputes between the couple of path was no longer some thing new for the neighbours.
The time was once past seven one night. The quarrel which took area that night time was once commencing to attain a excessive level. Both of them in truth had been hammering at every different in the most harsh words possible. Their shouting in reality grew to become a nuisance to human beings round as well. That night Sudhara behaved as a brute.
“I’ll have to do one or the different today. It’s sufficient that I lived with you. You are a massive devil!”
“Is it solely now that you realised that I am a devil? I am no longer scared of your mouth now. Do what you can”
“I am telling you … shut that dirty mouth … if not I’ll hit you for you to lose all your teeth!”
“Hit if you can … you think I’ll get scared?”
The couple who engaged in a massive tiff this way even went to the extent of clobbering each other. At that second Sudhara behaved worse than a brute. Not being able to manage his temper, what Sudhara did used to be pick out up a dumbell which he had been using for his workout routines and purpose it with utmost pressure at Kumudu’s head. One could hear some words leaving her mouth at that moment. She was fighting between life and death that moment. Just then neighbours who rushed in took steps to take her to Wathupitiwela hospital.
The gravity of what was executed transpired on the artist only a few minutes later. He then realised that there used to be no factor in residing anymore. He too for that reason made a decision of placing an give up to his life. Thereby he jumped into a close by well with the concept of committing suicide. But everyone around had been witnesses to this. Without lengthen they then rushed in rescued Sudhara who jumped into the well. Later police officers who visited this scene of violence took him into custody.
Though admitted to hospital, Kumudu’s life ought to now not be saved. Finally she left the whole thing and left this world forever. Sudhara who should no longer manipulate his excessive mood and killed his wife can also now be questioning about the seriousness of his blunder and without a doubt must be repenting about his crime.
Gayan Samarasingha (Divaina)