Kothamangalam: A girl student at a dental college in Kothamangalam was shot dead at her home near the college on Friday in a shocking incident. After killing her, the accused shot himself to death. Manasa (24) and Rakhil (24) of Kannur have been identified as the deceased. Manasa, an Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental College student, was performing house surgency. According to reports, she arrived from Kannur just two months ago, following the Covid-19 outbreak.
According to the information available, the incident occurred at the house where Manasa was living with her two friends. When Rakhil arrived at the house, he asked Manasa’s friends about her and went upstairs to meet her. According to reports, the two had a fight, and when her friends rushed upstairs, she was discovered in a pool of blood.
The accused is from Kannur, and more information about him will be released soon. Manasa was allegedly tortured by Rakhil before, and her father filed a complaint against him at a Kannur police station.
The bodies have been kept at Kothamangalam’s Mar Baselios Hospital. Kothamangalam police have opened an investigation and registered a case.