Kottayam: In the tragic murder of Kottayam native Kevin, the involvement of his wife Neenu’s parents in the crime also came to light. The statement given by the two arrested in connection with the crime reveals that Neenu’s brother Shanu Chacko is the prime accused in the murder.
On Monday, police arrested Niyas and Riyas, maternal relatives of Neenu, for abducting and killing Kevin. They revealed that Neenu’s parents also have a role in the conspiracy that led to the murder of Kevin.
Meanwhile, it is reported that Neenu’s parents are absconding fearing police action.
The two accused who were nabbed and are in police custody asserted that Shanu Chacko has included them in the gang that was formed to execute the crime. In the statement given to police, they said that the girl’s brother hatched the conspiracy and executed the plan. The house attack, abduction of Kevin and his friend were part of his plan.
A 13-member gang abducted Kevin. Among the members in the gang, majority are relatives of Neenu and two of them have criminal background too.
Shanu, who was working abroad, reached his hometown on Saturday. Police confirmed that he returned home after knowing about his sister’s marriage.