21-Jun-2018
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Man kidnapped by wife's relatives found dead

Kottayam May 29: A man who was abducted on Sunday night from Mannanam was found dead.  The dead body of P Joseph (23) from SH Mount was found in a canal in Chaliyekkara, Punalur.
 
The body had marks of injury and was found at dawn on Monday.   Police said that it was a suspected murder.
 
Kevin who had a love marriage was kidnapped by the girl's family after an attack on his home.   A friend of Kevin was also kidnapped,  who was later released. 
 
 Residents complain that the attack was following the love marriage,  and the police failed to take action in time on the complaint of Kevin's relatives.
 
At the same time,  there has been a failure on the part of the Sub Inspector, Gandhi Nagar,  as per the report submitted by DySP.  It was discovered that a case was not charged promptly on the complaint.
 
Kevin,  from Pathanapuram had got married through register marriage and accommodated the girl in a hostel in Kottayam. Kevin himself stayed in a relative's house in Mannanam.   
 
The girl was picked up the girl's brother and a gang who came in three vehicles and barged into Kevin's house.  Kevin at first was said to be missing.
 
Kevin's wife and relatives allege that the police deliberately had delayed action.