Police are collecting evidence following the death of Shaji Peter, who was reportedly murdered and buried by his own brother in Kollam. Two years ago, Shaji was killed by Sajin.
According to Sajin and his mother, Shaji's body was buried near the well in the house. Later, a concrete layer was built on top of it. Police have unearthed bones and a sack from the spot where Shaji was buried. The site inspection is continuing to recover the remaining parts.
The tests to confirm that the remains belonged to Shaji were conducted by the forensic experts. Sajin and his mother were taken to collect evidence at around 10 am.
It is alleged that Sajin killed Shaji during an argument between them . He even claimed that the murder was accidental and the incident happened when he tried to save his mother and wife from being attacked by Shaji. Following the incident, Shaji's body was buried near the well in the house. The family reportedly had told the locals that Shaji was missing.
Sajin told police that Shaji used to create constant trouble at home and he attacked Shaji to save the women from the attack. Apart from Sajin, the police have also included Shaji's mother Ponnamma and wife Arya as accused in the case.
Shaji Peter, a native of Bharathipuram was a thief and has been missing for the last two years. The family had informed the police that he had moved to somewhere in Malappuram. On the other day, a man who was drunk reached Pathanamthitta DySP's office and revealed that Shaji was not missing, he had been killed and buried in the house by his brother