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27-year-old held for the death of security employee in Kochi

According to the officers, the accused, who had also worked with the deceased at a restaurant in DS Road, picked up an argument with him.

Published: 24th October 2018 11:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th October 2018 11:05 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

KOCHI: The Kochi city police on Tuesday arrested a 27-year-old  in connection with the killing of a private security officer in the city the other day. According to the officers, the arrested is Jose J, a native of Thiruvananthapuram. 

The case pertains to the death of Jayaprasad, 48, a native of Pathanamthitta. According to the officers, the accused, who had also worked with the deceased at a restaurant in DS Road, picked up an argument with him. As the argument intensified, the duo entered into a fight and following a hit, Jayaprasad fell on the floor. "The deceased sustained a deep injury on his head and was rushed to a hospital.

He, however, succumbed to the injury," said an officer with the Ernakulam central police.

More from Kochi.

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