The fear-stricken locals said that the area was considered safe and no criminal activity had taken place in recent past.
Annamma, 88, wife of Karayil Ponnayyan, was killed by her daughter Leela, 62, around 7.30 am on Friday. Leela was arrested by the police later.
The press statement issued by the Kerala Chief Minister's Office denying the existence of any file pertaining to a draft bill on the prevention of organised crime has been found to be untrue.
Police told the court the accused was also required to be taken to Mumbai and other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala for recovery and verification of several properties purchased from the proceeds of crime.
Sindhu of Kamakshy Thamadom was killed and buried in the kitchen by her neighbour Binoy.
Two deaths were reported from Thrissur, while a woman was murdered in Thiruvananthapuram.
Nizam was arrested for murdering his 25-year-old wife Nishana (Sumayya), a native of Mailapur in Kollam district. He committed the crime to allegedly live with his girlfriend.
The assault happened when Jaison was returning to Ettumanoor after visiting poet and lyricist Vayalar Sharatchandra Varma at his residence in Vayalar.
The woman had paid Rs 3 lakh to attack building contractor Suresh Babu, who is her husband's friend, neighbour and relative, according to the police.
The burglary was committed after breaking open one of the big windows of the house.