Kozhikode

Man kills wife, throws body in Chandragiri river

A team of Police and Fire Force personnel has started a search operation to recover the body of a 30-year-old woman, who was allegedly killed by her husband and later thrown into the Chandragiri river here on Thursday.

The police said the search was started following the confession of 35-year-old Shelvin John, an autorickshaw driver and a native of Manakadav, Alakode in Kannur district. The victim, Pramila, a native of Kundra in Kollam district, and John were married and living together with their two children at a rented space at Pannipara in Vidya Nagar. Shelvin was working at a company in Ernakulam when he met Pramila. After three years of relation, they decided to move to Kasaragod and were living together for the past 11 years. However, on September 20, the accused filed a missing complaint about the victim at the Vidya Nagar police station. But the murder came to light when the police investigating the complaint questioned the accused on suspicion. The accused in his statement confessed to having killed his wife by hitting on the head. After which he took the body in his auto and dumped it in the river.

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