Man held in Sharjah in connection with death of wife
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Last Updated: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 22:38
Kannur: A man suspected to be involved in the his wife's death was arrested at Sharjah in the UAE today, a senior police officer said.

Shammi Kumar (28) was arrested in Sharjah when he arrived a day after his wife Ramya was found dead in mysterious circumstances on January 22 in a lodge at Payyanur, about 40 km from here, IGP (North) Tomin J Thachankary, quoting Sharjah police, said.

The woman was found hanging inside a room, door of which had been locked from outside, he said.

Investigations revealed that Kumar had left for his work place through Mangalore airport on January 23 after dropping off his younger daughter at his wife's house at Kattampally near here.

"On spotting him back at Sharjah, his acquaintance, who received information from Ramya's relatives about her death, informed police and he was arrested today," Thachankary said.

The accused could be deported only after the expiry of one month remand at a Sharjah jail, he added.


First Published: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 22:38

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