However, sources said the police, which have registered a case and launched an investigation, suspect it to be a handiwork of a thief as another theft was reported in the area the same night.
An Odisha native murdered his wife before hanging himself to death at a rented room at Oodakali near Perumbavoor here on Saturday.
A similar migrant worker cell is functioning at the office of the Ernakulam Rural Police
After Payippad, it was Perumbavoor’s turn to witness protests by migrant workers.
The trial in the sensational Jisha murder case is heading towards conclusion. However, Pappu, Jisha’s father, will not be able to hear the final judgment.