KOZHIKODE: Siblings Farzeen Khan, 6, and his sister Fathima Fida, 2, from Kappichal in Pookkulam, near Wandoor, were killed when the car driven by actor Thilakan rammed into an autorickshaw in which they were travelling at Pandikkad in Malappuram on Thursday.
According to the police, the incident occurred around 11.45 am at Colonypadi on Wandoor Road. The kids were travelling with their parents – Firoz and Jazina. They were on their way to Jazina’s house in Payyanad.
The vehicle was driven by Firoz. The kids died on the way to the hospital. Firoz and Jazina have been hospitalized with injuries. Farzeen was a Class II student of L P School, Pookkulam. The bodies of the kids were handed over to the relatives in the evening after autopsy.
Thilakan and Savitha, a woman from Ottappalam who was also in the car, have been admitted to a hospital in Perinthalmanna as they showed uneasiness following the accident. Later, Thilakan was shifted to the cardiology ICU. Pandikkad police have registered a case.
Thilakan was on his way to Nilambur from Palakkad for shooting. The police are yet to register his statement.