12-year-old boy found dead at Idukki; police sense it a murder
Three months before an eight year- old girl was found hanging inside her house in Gundumala, same way a 12-year-old boy was found dead in mysterious circumstances at the Chenduvara estate division of KDHP in Munnar. Sidharth, a Class 7 student, was found hanging from the ceiling of his home at around 4pm on Tuesday. Although he was rushed to a hospital, he was declared dead by the hospital authorities. Sidharth’s mother Deepa had just returned home from work when she found the boy’s body. Deepa is an estate employee, while his father Raja works as a supervisor at the estate.
On Wednesday morning due to the unavailability of proper hospital facilities and a freezer at Chenduvara, his body was taken to the Adimaly Taluk Hospital for postmortem. Devikulam police have started a investigation into the incident. A team of cops led by DYSP Ramesh Kumar and Munnar SI Dileep Kumar visited the spot and collected evidence. As per preliminary investigation and based on the marks found on the boy’s shoulders and thighs, the police suspect that it was a murder. Sidharth has a sister, who is a Class 8 student at a school in Munnar.
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