34-Year-Old Tribal Woman Killed by her Nephew: Idukki
A 34-year-old woman from Idukki was reportedly shot dead by her nephew who was livid, believing that she tipped off the forest officials and the police about his smuggling activities. Chandrika, who hailed from Palappetty, a tribal hamlet in Marayoor, was murdered on August 21. Two men and a 19-year-old have been taken into police custody. The accused was earlier arrested by the Forest Department for sandalwood-smuggling.