Man arrested for stabbing wife to death while their children watched
Kadakkal (Kollam): Four persons, were arrested for stabbing a woman to death at Kadakkal. The arrested included the husband of the woman who was killed. Ramlabeevi (40) a native of Pangalukadu, was stabbed to death in front of her children. Her husband Shajahan (54) and three others Nawas (38), Aji (37) and Shamsir (38) were arrested by Kadakkal police.
The incident took place on Sunday around 9.30pm at their house in Chappath. Ramlabeevi and Shajahan were living separately for years. Ramlabeevi has been living with two children, two boys at the house in Chappath based on a court order.
Shajahan had hatred towards Ramlabeevi for acquiring a court order in favour of her for not selling this house and property. Earlier, he had also asked for divorce and suggested another accommodation for her and children. But, she rejected this. According to police, this also enkindled his anger double fold.
Following this, Shajahan decided to kill her with the help of his friend Shamsir. And Shamsir introduced Nawas and Aji to Shajahan. They fixed the quotation to kill Ramlabeevi for a rate of Rs 45,000 in a hotel in Nilamel. Rs 5,000 was given as advance. Planning for the crime was held at Shajahan’s house.
The truth behind the crime unfolded when Shajahan was interrogated by police in custody. Culprits were brought for evidence collections and weapons used were later found near Altharamood.