Palakkad: A husband has been arrested in connection with the case of a three-month-old baby girl and her mother who were not at home in Dhoni. Manu Krishnan, a native of Dhoni, was arrested by the Hemambika police from Coimbatore. The couple spent five days on the verandah after the family broke into the house.
The court later intervened and ordered protection for the girl and the baby. Manu was arrested by the police for not complying with this. He was arrested on charges of domestic violence and child rights violations. Manu Krishnan and Shruthi (24) from Pathanamthitta got married a year ago.
She arrived at her husband’s house on July 1 from Pathanamthitta. It is alleged that the husband locked the house when he came to know about the arrival of his wife and child. Shruti, who had been staying in nearby houses till the ninth day, was later staying with her child in the sitout of the house.
English Summary: Man held for relinquishing mother and child in Dhoni, Palakkad