Koodathayi: involvement of one more person suspected


Parents’ will tampered with, alleges victim’s sister

Besides the three people arrested for the Koodathayi serial murders in Kozhikode, one more person might be involved, said Ranji Thomas, the sister of one of the victims, Roy Thomas.

Speaking to media persons here on Sunday, Ms. Thomas alleged that her parents’ will which was in Jolly Shaju’s hands was false and that local panchayat officials may have helped Jolly tamper with it. Ms. Thomas said that on the death of Tom Thomas, their father, the property was divided equally among the siblings and there was no dispute regarding the inheritance. She alleged that the fourth person involved in the murders was disliked by her father, but refused to divulge any details.

She revealed that Roy had been mentally devastated after the death of their mother and that she herself had been in Sri Lanka when her father died.

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