KERALA / Kerala court convicts man who killed wife using cobra

Zoom News : Oct 11, 2021, 09:29 PM
Thiruvananthapuram: A lower court in Kollam district on Monday held a man guilty of killing his wife after she was stabbed to death with a cobra. The Additional Sessions Court of Kollam, Justice M. Manoj convicted Sooraj of the crime, in this case the sentence will now be pronounced on Wednesday. The case is very surprising.

case was very complicated

After convicting Sooraj, when the judge asked if he had anything to say, he said, 'Nothing'. The counsel for the prosecutor expressed hope that the court would treat it as a 'rarest' case and give maximum punishment to the guilty. Police chief Anil Kant said that the matter is very complicated and full credit should be given to the police investigation team, which investigated the crime using all scientific and cyber methods of investigation. Uttara's brother said that he is happy with the way things have progressed and now they are waiting to hear how much punishment will be given to the killer.

What's the matter?

This incident is of May 6, 2020. On May 7, Uttara's mother found her daughter's body at her house, about 70 km from here. The victim's mother said that Uttara and Suraj had gone to their room after having food. The late sun rose early on May 7 and went out. When Uttara did not wake up, her mother went to her room and found Uttara lying unconscious. When they returned home from the hospital after their daughter was declared brought dead, the snake was still in the room, she was killed by Uttara's parents.

Many attempts were made before

On May 24, police arrested Sooraj and his associate Suresh for hatching a conspiracy to kill Uttara. Suresh's profession is snake catching. After starting the investigation, the police buried the body of the cobra in a pit and sent the body for forensic examination. The investigation also revealed that Suraj had made several attempts to use the snake to kill Uttara. Uttara's parents said that earlier, Uttara was at her husband's house in Adoor at the time of the first snakebite incident on March 2. After recovering from the snakebite, she went to her ancestral home in Aanchal.

snake bought for so much money

According to the police, Suresh had given snakes to Sooraj. He first provided a poisonous snake for Rs 10,000. After the first attempt failed, Suresh gave him a cobra for Rs 10,000. Uttara has a one-year-old son, who has been handed over to his maternal grandparents.