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Sunday, 27 September 2020 7.17 AM IST

Man along with female friend kills wife, dumps body, arrested

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KOCHI: A man along with his female friend murdered his wife. The two jointly murdered his wife Vidya, a native of Cherthala two months ago. After committing the crime in Thiruvananthapuram, the body was dumped in Tirunelveli.

Police arrested the man identified as Prem Kumar and his female friend Sunitha Baby. Prem Kumar is a native of Changanassery in Kottayam. Sunitha is a nursing superintendent in a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. Police said the two were childhood friends.


The two killed Vidya on September 21 by strangulating her to death. The two took her to their friend’s villa in Peyad on September 20 and murdered her after giving her liquor. Police said they later took the body to Tirunelveli and dumped it in a forest area on the highway.

Procedures for the post-mortem are progressing. The two will be produced before the magistrate in Tripunithura.

The two were staying in a rented house near Tripunithura. Prem Kumar had lodged a missing complaint on September 22 at Udayamperoor police station. The murder was committed and the complaint was lodged after dropping her phone in a dustbin of a long distance train.

The police was conducting a probe on the incident.

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