Girl's murder in Pallivasal: Accused found hanging
Thodupuzha (Idukki): A young man, who was accused in the murder of a Plus Two student near Pallivasal Power House, was found hanging here on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Arun aka Anu, who is also a relative of the murdered girl. The body was found at a place one kilometres away from the crime spot.
The police have been searching the crime spot and the premises for the last 4 days, but could not trace Arun. The locals found the body on Tuesday morning.
The police team located a few letters from Arun’s house which indicated that the girl and Arun were in a relationship. Earlier, a phone, suspected to be of Arun, was found near the girl’s body. According to preliminary reports, the girl was stabbed using a chisel-like weapon.
Reshma, a Plus Two student at Bison Valley Higher Secondary School, was missing since Friday evening. Her parents lodged a complaint with the Vellathooval police station as she did not return home even after school hours.
Some of the locals had told police that the girl was seen with Arun. Reshma’s father Rajesh also had said that his friends told him she was seen with Arun. Based on this information, police conducted search and found the body of the girl with stab injuries.
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