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Posted on Dec 21, 10:07AM | UNI
A 43-year-old housewife was killed and her husband and daughter seriously injured after being hacked allegedly by the girl's lover at Wadakkancherry in the district in the early hours of today.
After the heinous crime, the youth, identified as Prasad (22), a native of Wadakkancherry, tried to commit suicide by consuming poison and was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition, police said.
According to police, the deceased was identified as Pushpalatha, a native of Panthaparampa, near Wadakkancherry.
The seriously injured Mohanan and his daughter Nithyananda were admitted to a private hospital at Thrissur, sources said.
The youth was in love with Nithyananda and approached her parents to marry her.
However, they refused forcing him to commit the crime, the sources, said.
The accused entered the house of the victims early this morning and hacked Pushpalatha, her husband and daughter in which Pushpalata died, the sources added.