Neyyattinkara Mother-daughter death; suicide note hints at relative’s involvement


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A new direction emerged in the death case of the mother-daughter duo at Neyyattinkara.


According to the reports, the suicide note hints at family issues played a major role in their decision to set themselves on fire.

On Wednesday, the forensic department has found a two-line death note written by Lekha on the walls of a room.

The suicide note stated domestic issues was the reason for their suicide.

She also added that her husband Chandran and his relatives were responsible for their death.

The Kerala Police have taken her husband Chandran, his mother Krishnamma and relative Santha and her husband Kasinathan into custody.

As per the suicide note, Lekha's mother-in-law assaulted her in the name of dowry and she added that her husband Chandran did nothing over the attachment of the property.

On Tuesday, a mother-daughter duo allegedly committed suicide by getting themselves ablaze. This incident happened in the Neyyattinkara region of Thiruvananthapuram district

The deceased has been identified as Lekha (40) and Vyshnavi (19), who was an undergraduate student.

Though the duo rushed to the hospital, the daughter Vaishnavi died on the way and the mother Lekha (40) succumbed to the injuries at the Medical College hospital after a few hours.

On Tuesday, after the duo suicide, the room was locked and it was opened on Wednesday for the forensic examination.

Earlier, it was reported that a bank's move to confiscate their house as part of loan recovery process was the cause of the incident.

According to the report, Lekha’s husband Chandran had taken Rs 5 lakh lone in 2003 from Canara Bank to construct a house, and they had repaid Rs 8 lakh. However, they had failed to repay the lone instalment since 2010.

Canara Bank was demanding to pay the balance amount Rs 4,80000 including the interest and had issued seizure notice.

After the suicide attempt, a huge protest by the locals and family members were broke out in front of their home.

On Wednesday, KSU and Youth Congress activists had staged a protest at the regional office of the Canara bank in Thiruvananthapuram and vandalised the front office.


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