By Our Correspondent
Kochi, Oct 26 (IVC) One more accused in the controversial minor sisters’ mysterious death at Walayar was found dead hanging in the Ernakulam rural police limits on October 25. He was the fourth accused in the sensational Walayar minor sisters’ death case, police said.
Madhu alias Kutty Madhu (33) hailing from Walayar in Palakad District was found dead hanging in a hospital building a t Binanipuram near Aluva in Ernakulam District, police said.
The third accused in the Walayar case, Pradeep Kumar (36) also committed suicide by hanging on Nov 04, 2021 at his residence at Cherthala in Alappuzha Disttrict.
when the police investigation into the case was under way.
The two sisters aged 13 and nine were found dead hanging on the roof of their house Attappalam near Walayar. When the elder 13-year-old girl was found dead hanging on Jan 13, 2017, the younger girl of nine years old was found dead hanging on the roof of her residence on March 04, 2017. According to the neighbors of the deceased teenaged girls, they could not reach the roof of their house without the help of others. Hence the deaths of minor girls became a mystery.
No foul play is suspected . Madhu was reportedly confronted by officials of the company that employed him over a suspected theft of copper wires and the mental agony arose out of it, probably led him to commit suicide, police said.
The action committee seeking justice for the victims and their mother have petitioned to the District Police Chief (Ernakulam Rural) Vivek Kumar and the Central Bureau of Investigation seeking a comprehensive inquiry into the alleged mysterious death of Madhu . “The latest death is mysterious . Documents nd phone of the deceased should be seized immediately. Such mysterious deaths of the accused in the Walaya rcase when the investigation was under way naturally raised suspicions of vested interests at work”, the petition said.