Neyyattinkara suicide: Husband, relatives in custody, suicide note found
Thiruvananthapuram: A new twist emerged in the incident relating to the death of mother-daughter duo at Neyyattinkara. According to reports, a foul play was revealed and the suicide note hints at family issues.
The forensic department has found a two-line death note written on the walls and a three page suicide note pasted on th walls in the house written by Lekha stating domestic issues was the reason for their suicide and her husband Chandran and his relatives were responsible for their death.
The note said that Lekha's mother-in-law assaulted her in the name of dowry. It is also said in the note that Chandran did nothing over the attachment of the property.
Police have taken Chandran, his mother Krishnamma and relative Santha and her husband Kasinathan into custody. On Tuesday after the suicide the room was locked. Later on Wednesday, the note and the writing on the wall was found in the forensic examination.
Fearing the confiscation of their house, a mother-daughter duo had committed suicide by setting themselves ablaze on Tuesday. Marayimuttam native Chandran's wife Lekha (40) and daughter Vaishnavi (19) had set themselves on fire. Vaishnavi was an undergraduate student.
15 years back, they had taken Rs 5 lakh from the Neyyattinkara Canara bank for house construction. They had repaid Rs 8 lakh until now. A seizure notice was issued to them asking to repay the remaining Rs 4,80,000.
Earlier it was reported that the Lekha and her daughter committed suicide by setting themselves on fire fearing confiscation of their house by Canara bank.
Huge protests were staged on Tuesday here including road blockades. On Wednesday, KSU and Youth Congress activists had staged protest at the regional office of the Canara bank in Thiruvananthapuram and vandalised the front office.