Female cook murdered; male colleague under custody
Thalassery: A female cook was murdered by her male colleague here on Wednesday. Police have taken the accused into custody.
The deceased was identified as Nirmmala (60) wife of Thilakan, a native of Mattambram. The accused has been identified as Kunjimuhammad (58), a native of Azhiyur. He allegedly hit Nirmala on the head with a heavy object.
Nirmala’s gold ornaments weighing seven sovereigns are missing. Police assume that Kunjumuhammad murdered his colleague for the gold. Further investigation is on.