Police probing the demise of a minor lady in Kochi stated on Monday that her father, arrested from Karnataka on April 18 practically a month after the incident, had “confessed” to killing her after which planning to take action himself as he didn’t need her to be left deserted after his demise.
Kochi metropolis police commissioner Nagaraju Chakilam stated the 13-year-old lady’s father Sanu Mohan had confessed to the investigating staff that he had killed his daughter and there was no third get together involvement.
Mohan stated he dedicated the crime as he was deep in debt and the stress resulting from this was prima facie the motive behind the homicide, the commissioner instructed reporters.
Nonetheless, thorough probe was essential to search out out the true motive behind the killing, he stated.
Each Mohan and his daughter Vaiga had gone lacking from their flat right here because the night time of March 20.
He had earlier despatched his spouse to a relative’s residence within the metropolis.
Two days later, Vaiga was discovered useless in Muttar river close to Manjummel right here however Mohan disappeared from the scene.
“What he stated is he didn’t need the lady to be deserted after he’s gone.
First he wished to get rid of her after which get rid of himself. The second step didn’t occur. We need to gather its proof,” the Commissioner stated.
Mohan’s arrest has been recorded, he stated.
Mr Chakilam stated they’d search his custody from the court docket for additional questioning.
He stated that Mohan, who had visited at the very least three states after the incident, had tried to take away to the utmost, traces of his disappearance.
“Regardless of all his planning and efforts to take away all of the traces, we finally succeeded in finding him”, he stated.
Requested in regards to the chemical examination discovering the presence of alcohol in Vaiga’s physique, the police official stated “we have now to query him intensely” to gather proof.
Police had discovered his automotive deserted in Coimbatore.
The commissioner hailed the probe carried out by a staff underneath Thrikkakara Assistant Police Commissioner R Sreekumar in unveiling the thriller behind the killing of the minor lady.
Police had been on the look out for Mohan since his mysterious disappearance following the incident.
A staff had gone to Kollur, Mukambika on Saturday after he was noticed in a lodge there.
Mohan, who had left Kochi in his automotive, had stayed in a lodge in Kollur. CCTV footage had proven his presence within the city.
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