Monday, February 22, 2016
Youth stabbed to death
KOTTAYAM: A middle-aged man stabbed his friend to death for questioning catching fish mixing poison in the small canal. Another friend too sustained injuries when he intervened. The incident happened last night at Mundakkayam. The dead has been identified as Mahesh of Kombukuthi. The accused aged 45 has been identified as Saji of Kombukuthi. Mahesh died on the spot itself.
Madhu (43) who sustained injuries has been admitted at the MMT Hospital. His condition is stated to be stable. Saji fled the place soon after the incident. After the inquest by a team led by Kanjirappally circle inspector V P Mohanlal, the body has been shifted to the mortuary of Kottayam Medical College for post mortem. Saji and Mahesh came to catch fish. Mahesh opposed when Saji mixed poison in the water. Soon Saji took the knife and stabbed him. Madhu was stabbed when the intervened in the scuffle.