The Erode district police on Sunday arrested two individuals in reference to the homicide of three ladies, who have been provided toxic substance beneath the pretext of ‘vitamin’ tablets close to Chennimalai.
According to the police, the deceased have been recognized as Mallika (55), her daughter Deepa (30) and their farm employee Kuppammal (65). Karupanna Gounder, Mallika’s husband is beneath therapy at a non-public hospital in Coimbatore, police stated.
On Saturday, whereas the 4 individuals have been at Karuppana Gounder’s home in Chennimalai, an unidentified individual approached them to be coming from a COVID-19 particular camp and provided them tablets and left the place. The 4 individuals consumed the tablets and complained of nausea and different illnesses inside just a few moments.
Neighbours rushed them to hospital. However, Mallika died on the best way to hospital. Karupanna Gounder and Deepa have been taken to a non-public hospital in Coimbatore the place Deepa died on Sunday and Kuppammal died on the authorities hospital in Salem on Sunday.
Police on Sunday arrested two individuals, Kalyanasundaram and his neighbour, a university scholar Bodesh Kumar.
According to the police, Kalyanasundaram and Karupanna Gounder had monetary disputes and Kalyanasundaram used Bodesh Kumar to supply toxic tablets to the household. Police are investigating.