By our Correspondent
Kaankol (Kannur) A 35-year old husband of K V Prasanna (32) hacked to death his wife and separated her head from victim’s body and placed in a pool of blood at Kaankol on October 25 following family quarrels, police said.
The accused Shaji surrendered before the Payyannoor police and confessed the crime of killing his wife Prasanna.
Their marriage was solemnized 10 years ago and they were staying separately for one and a half year following family quarrels and strong difference of opinion, police added.
The deceased Prasanna and her three children were staying at her natal house along with her mother and brother at Payyalil
Prasanna had come to participate in the marriage near the house of Shaji at Kaankol and paid a visit to Shaji’s house for taking the certificate of her children.
Shaji was in his house when Prasanna entered into it and there was an altercation between them which led to the felony, police said. Prasanna’s body was found lying in a pool of blood at Shaji’s house and the accused removed the head of his wife’s body and placed it over a meter away from the body, police added.