Migrant worker kills wife in Wayanad

Crime spot, accused Salivan Jakiri | Photo: Mathrubhumi News

Kalpetta: A Nepali woman was killed by her husband at Meppadi in Wayanad. The deceased is identified as Bimala who was an employee at Nirmala coffee estate in Kunnampatta. Police took her husband Salivan Jakiri in custody over the murder charges.

The incident happened on Saturday at the shed in which the family was living. Salivan allegedly killed his wife by hitting on her head with an axe. The locals rushed to the spot by hearing the screams of their son and they soon informed the police.

In the statement to the police, the accused revealed that he killed Bimala as she refused to return to Nepal after quitting their job in Kerala. The couple has been working in different estates of Wayanad for the past two years. They reached Nirmala estate only two days back.

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