THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Friend of serial actress Shilpa, who went absconding after her unnatural death last week. The police had launched a manhunt for Lijin, 24, after the body of Shilpa, 19, was found floating in the Karmana river. Lijin, a photographer by profession, reportedly told the police that he left the river bank following a quarrel with Shilpa and does not know what happened to her later.According to him, the two went to Maruthoorkadavau Bridge along with another couple. The other couple was seated at a distant spot. “We had a quarrel over this and I slapped her. A few minutes later the other couple came to us and bade goodbye. I left the place soon,” he told police.