Man kills wife, hangs body from ceiling to show it as suicide; Police record arrest
Pothencode (Thiruvananthapuram): A man was arrested for murdering his wife after getting her in an inebriated state. Pothencode police arrested Vamanapuram native Adarsh (26) in connection with the crime. The victim has been identified as Ragendu (21), who is the daughter of Vettinadu native Ranjendran and Leena. The incident happened on March 23.
Rangendu was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the rented house, where she used to live along with her husband. After conducting preliminary tests, the body was handed over to the relatives. The victim’s father, Rajendran Nair, filed a complaint with the police stating that there was mystery surrounding the death. Adarsh admitted to the crime when he was interrogated by the police.
Adarsh got into a dispute with Ragendu on March 23 by 10. 30 pm. He was in an intoxicated state. Following the dispute, Adarsh hit Ragendu with an iron rod and then strangled in order to silence her. Later, he hanged her in the ceiling fan. Police stated that after the murder Adarsh slept in the house and on March 24 he took her body to a hospital. He was arrested by Attingal station SHO Gopi D, SI Ajeesh VS and SI Raveendran K, under the leadership of Attingal DYSP Baby.