Palakkad: One of the accused in the Walayar rape case, who was later acquitted, was found to have committed suicide.
The deceased identified as Pradeep Kumar (36) was named accused in the case in which two minor girls were sexually abused and murdered in Walayar.
Pradeep Kumar was found to have hanged self inside his house in Cherthala on Wednesday. It is learnt that financial issues led to the suicide.
Earlier, the POCSO court had acquitted Pradeep Kumar in Walayar case for the want of evidence.
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