Man arrested over murder of father after falsely reporting as accidental death
Paravoor: Police has confirmed that the death of Cheriyapppilly native Jaladharan was a murder. Jaladharan’s son Rahul Dev (25) has been arrested in connection with the murder. Police stated that Jaladharan died after he was beaten up by Rahul Dev. However, he was admitted to the hospital by hiding this information.
The incident happened on Tuesday evening. Jaladharan was admitted to a private hospital at Paravoor due to stomach pain and vomiting. However, his life could not be saved. Following this, his elder son went to Paravoor police station and reported that his father had injured his head after falling down when drunk and it led to his death. But, a case was filed for unnatural death following the instruction from district police chief K Karthik IPS and an investigation was launched after suspicions grew over the death.
During the post mortem held at Kalamassery medical college, it was found that the death was caused by an injury to the abdomen. The police found out that it was Rahul who attacked his father as they used to constantly fight at home after getting drunk.
The investigation team included Aluva DYSP G Venu, North Paravoor Inspector Shojo Varghese, Sub inspectors Arun Dev, Johnson Jayakumar, Assistant sub-inspectors Manoj, Biju and senior civil police officers Suresh Babu, Reji.