KOTTAYAM: The Principal District and Sessions Court here on Tuesday convicted a migrant labourer from Uttar Pradesh in the sensational Parampuzha triple murder case. District judge S Santhakumari will pronounce the quantum of sentence on Wednesday.
According to prosecution, 26-year-old Narendra Kumar from Ambedkar colony, Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh had killed Lalson, 71 of Moolaparambil house, Parampuzha, his wife Presanna Kumari, 62 and their elder son Praveen Lal, 28 on May 16, 2015. Narendra Kumar killed the victims, by hacking and hitting their heads with a blunt object, before electrocuting them and pouring acid on their faces.
The prosecution alleged that Narendra Kumar, who was an employee at a laundry shop run by the victims, committed the crime for money, to get rid of from his debts of around Rs two lakh. The accused, who escaped to UP with money and gold ornaments, was later arrested by a police team led by Pampady CI, Saju Varghese.
The investigation team produced strong material evidence in the case, including clothes worn by Narendra Kumar while committing the crime, his mobile phone, forensic reports of Kumar’s samples recovered from murder spot in court. Moreover, police also recovered Presanna Kumari’s ear, which had been chopped off, from Narendra Kumar’s house. The prosecution has tried 72 witnesses, produced 60 documents and 42 material evidence in the case.