Marayoor: Husband arrested for killing wife following family quarrel. Suresh (35), a resident of Marayoor Babu Nagar, was arrested. Saritha, 27, daughter of Murugan and Lakshmi, was killed at Pathadipalam on Friday night.
Saritha had been living with her son Abhilash (11) at Pathadipalam with her mother for 6 months due to family problems. Suresh entered the back of the house and continued to stab Saritha with a knife. Suresh ran away when the neighbors came to hear him crying. Suresh was arrested by the police from Marayoor around 5 am yesterday.
A police team led by Munnar DySP Suresh and Marayoor Police Inspector GS Ratheesh prepared the inquest. Police said Saritha had more than 20 cuts on her body. The body was taken to Kottayam Medical College Hospital for postmortem.
Threatened to kill: Saritha’s son
Marayoor മക Son Abhilash said that his father and some members of the family threatened to kill his mother in front of him. On several occasions, Suresh went to the shop and house where Saritha worked and started arguing and threatening her. Suresh’s relatives, who arrived at Saritha’s house earlier this month, took Abhilash to Munnar saying that they could buy him a phone. It was at this time that some of the relatives came to know that Suresh was planning to kill Saritha. Abhilash said his relatives had told Suresh that Saritha should be killed as soon as possible and released from jail within 90 days.
English Summary: Husband arrested in wife murder case