The crime branch on Monday arrested the accused, Naseer, a timber merchant from Kottangal village, for ”brutally raping and killing” the woman who was staying with her lover after being separated from her husband.
In view of Red Alert in five districts of Kerala, Southern Naval Command Headquarters has been made ready to provide assistance to local administration in rescue operations.
The incident was reported on Tuesday night from Mudavanmugal area under Poojappura police station limit in the city. The accused – Arun has been taken into custody, police said.
Kollam additional sessions court judge M. Manoj declared Suraj guilty of the crime and will pronounce the sentence on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, a court in Ernakulam gave two more days of Mavunkal’s custody to the Crime Branch police, who have been questioning him..
Premkumar, her father, said, “I am very happy. Under difficult circumstances, she cleared the civil service exam. I am proud of her. She was excellent in her studies.”
The displeasure over the reshuffle procedures and the working style of the present leadership under new KPCC Chief K Sudhakaran were said to be the reasons behind his sudden decision, they said.
In Kottayam Municipality, the member council comprises 22 members each from UDF and LDF while BJP has eight members.
The police probe team however claims that the particular mobile phone which he says has been lost continues to be in use and hence has asked him to come again before them in a week’s time.
The incident was reported from the state-run-hospital at Aluva in Ernakulum district.
For the past several weeks, Kerala continues to head the tally of new cases in the country.
He was found hanging in his house near here and the police have registered a case of unnatural death and have commenced a probe.
A total of 1,71,295 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and the positivity rate is 17.63 per cent.
Local self-government Minister MV Govindan, launching the portal, said it was one of the projects listed in the 100-day program.
The fresh report of giving a clean chit to the entire deal has been submitted to the government the other day and it says there was nothing wrong and this was contrary to an earlier report submitted on the same aspect.
A youngster, who is a class 12 student, and his parents on Sunday sought a detailed investigation to identify the culprits involved in the crime.
Kerala accounts for as high as 62 per cent of daily new cases recorded in the country.
Attacking the Kerala government over the situation in the state, Muraleedharan said Vijayan’s illogical strategy and motivated media propaganda is costing the nation dearly.
“The state has to be extra vigilant for the next four weeks. An emergency meeting of the health department was called on Tuesday morning to assess the situation of the state,” Minister stated in an official press note.