Drishyam model murder: Muthukumar killed Bindumon suspecting affair with his wife

Locals gather as police inspect the house where the body was buried (in red circle). Photo: Rijo Joseph/Manorama

Changanassery: All suspects involved in the recent murder of Alappuzha native Bindumon in Changanacherry have been arrested after the investigators nabbed three more absconders on Thursday.

Pulimoottil Vipin Baiju (24) Paruthupparambil Binoy Mathew (27), and Pooshalil Varun P Sunny (29) were arrested the other day, nearly a week after the body was found buried behind the house of the main accused, Muthukumar.

Vipin and Binoy were arrested from Coimbatore, while Varun was arrested from Kottayam for aiding the other culprits to flee.

The accused were taken to the site of the crime and evidence was collected. The police team investigating the case informed that all the accused involved in the case have been arrested.

The body of Bindumon, who went missing from Alappuzha, was found buried under the floor of Muthukumar's house at the AC Colony at Poovam on the outskirts of Changanassery town in Kottayam district on October 1.

Muthukumar, who was Bindumon’s friend, was arrested from Alappuzha a few days ago.

Planned murder

According to the police, Muthukumar’s suspicion that Bindumon was having an affair with his wife led to the murder. The accused persons committed the crime after monthslong preparations.

On September 26, Muthukumar called Bindumon to his house. Vipin and Binoy were also there when he reached. Bindukumar was assaulted and killed while all four of them were drinking together.

Varun was arrested for helping the accused flee.

The investigation was led by Kottayam District Police Chief K Karthik; Deputy Superintendent of Police, Changanassery, C G Sanilkumar; Changanassry Staion House Officer Richard Varghese and Kottayam East SHO U Sreejith.

Sub-Inspectors (SIs) Jayakrishnan and Anandakuttan as well as Assistant SIs Prasad R Nair, Shinoj, Siju K Simon, Jeemon Mathew, Ranjeev Das, P E Antony, Ajesh Kumar, Mohammad Sham, Athul K Murali, Unnikrishnan, Satheesh, Salamon, Manikandan, Santhosh, Aneesh K John, Selvaraj, Louis Paul, Pratheesh Raj, Shyam, Vipin, Ajith and Unnikrishnan Nair were also part of the investigation team.

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