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Kasargod : Cops arrest accused in elderly woman murder case; recover stolen jewels

Kasargod : Cops arrest accused in elderly woman murder case; recover stolen jewels

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, Nov 16, 2015 : Murder of Kasargod : Police who are investigating into the case of  murder  of  an elderly lady named Janaki Amma  on November 12, have succeeded in arresting  a person suspected to be involved in the murder of the woman.


The accused is Madhu (34) of Balla in Kanhangad. He was arrested  in Dharmasthala and nearly 8 sovereigns of gold jewels belonging to the murdered woman Janaki Amma which was  stolen and hidden by the accused in a forest area in Dharmasthala has been recovered.

 The police informed that Madhu was after Janaki Amma  who was leading a solitary life,  asking her to give him some work. The woman had then asked him to pluck coconuts. Though Madhu arrived  on November 12, Janaki Amma had realised that he had consumed alcohol and  gave him Rs 100 asking him to go home.  However, Madhu it is learnt demanded more and  in the course of the argument he strangulated Janaki Amma with a shawl and escaped with her jewels weighing eight sovereigns.

The police traced him at Dharmasthala after tracking his cell phone.
It is learnt, the accused  was caught stealing even  a couple of times earlier and was beaten up by public.

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Rahul, Mangalore Mon, November-16-2015, 12:45

Though they know they get caught by the police still why the involvee in such crimes.

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