Kerala snakebite murder case: After husband, now Uthra’s father-in-law arrested. On Monday, after hours of interrogation, main accused Sooraj’s father Surendran was arrested for his role in the crime.Surendran, the father of Sooraj, who is the main accused in the Uthra case, was arrested on Monday. Uthra was murdered after an Indian Cobra, a venomous snake, was used to bite her. According to the investigating officials, her husband Sooraj has confessed to having used the snake to kill her, on Thursday.
On Monday, after hours of interrogation, Sooraj’s father Surendran was arrested for his role in the crime. Crime branch Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) A Asokan told the media that nearly 38 sovereigns of gold was found buried in the premises of Sooraj’s family house in Adoor, Pathanamthitta district. The police will next check Uthra’s bank locker to see if it was her gold that was taken and buried outside the house.
Uthra was found dead in her parents’ house in Anchal, Kollam, on May 7. Sooraj, her husband, was arrested, based on the complaint of Uthra’s parents. Sooraj confessed that he gave sleeping pills to Uthra before using the snake to murder her, the police said.