KERALA

Two held on murder charge

Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: The East Police arrested two persons in connection with the death of Ajayakumar, 27.

Ajayakumar was found dead at Mevaram, near here, on September 27.

The police arrested Reghunathan, Ajayakumar's uncle, and Reghunathan's brother-in-law, Sureshbabu. Circle Inspector of Police N.A. Rasheed said that Ajayakumar had been convicted for six years on the charges of stabbing another one of his uncles. On September 26 night, they saw Ajayakumar at Umayanallur Junction, near here, and followed him.

When he entered a by lane, they bashed him up with logs. Later, after ensuring Ajaykumar was dead, they took the body in an autorickshaw and dumped it near the National Highway so as to create the impression of an accident. The police said the arrested have confessed to the murder. The police are on the look out for three more persons in connection with the murder of Ajaykumar.

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