Kothamangalam/Thalassery: Following the Kothamangalam incident, Manasa and Rakhil’s bodies were returned to their hometown of Kannur after a post-mortem. Manasa’s body was returned to his family on Sunday. At 10 a.m., the funeral will be held at Payyambalam.
On Saturday, Rakhil’s body was brought to Thalassery and is being held at the co-operative hospital mortuary. At 10 a.m., his body will be cremated at the Pinarayi Panthakkappara crematorium.
After the inquest, a post-mortem was performed at the Mar Baselios Hospital in Kothamangalam. In the coming days, the report will be handed over to the Kothamangalam police.
Hundreds of people came to pay their respects to Manasa, including relatives, friends, and classmates. Relatives of the two had arrived at the location. Rakhil’s brother and a friend both gave police statements.