Woman locked up in car for 2 days, husband missing
Adimaly (Idukki): An elderly woman was found in an exhausted state inside a locked car. The woman was identified as Lailamani, wife of Mananthavady native Mathew, and was found in a car by locals at 11 am on Friday.
The vehicle was parked near Palkko pump near Kallarkkutti road from Thursday afternoon. She was spotted by auto drivers in an exhausted state on Friday. The vehicle was locked. It was registered in Mananthavady under Mathew’s name.
The woman has been admitted to a hospital with the help of police. She says that her husband left her in the car on Thursday morning after he said he wanted to use the restroom. Mathew could not be traced even though both the police and the locals searched for him.
Lailamani gave contradicting statements at times. A pass book and a mobile phone was found inside the car. They tried to contact the husband through the phone but they were not successful.
The police have found that they are natives of Thalappuzha in Wayanad. Recently, they sold their land and were living in a rented place. Neighbours saw them at Mananthavady 3 days ago.
They have a son in Thiruvananthapuram and a relative in Idukki. The search for husband Mathew is going on under the supervision of Adimaly CI.