Kirankumar, an assistant motor vehicle inspector, was suspended from his job after being arrested in connection with the death of his wife Vismaya. Kirankumar, an officer at Kollam Motor Vehicle Enforcement, has been suspended, informed Transport Minister Antony Raju.
Vismaya, Kirankumar’s wife from Nilamel, was found hanging at his home in Sasthamkotta the other day. Kirankumar allegedly tortured Vismaya for dowry, according to her parents. Vismaya had sent them pictures of her injuries from his attack.
Kirankumar fled the scene shortly after the incident, but was apprehended by police on Monday night. After an hours-long interrogation, he was apprehended on Tuesday night. He was arrested and charged with domestic violence. According to the police, more cases will be charged once the autopsy report on Vismaya is received.