Malayalee actor Unni Dev was arrested by Kerala police in India on Tuesday. The actor has been arrested in connection with the suicide of his wife Priyanka. Priyanka’s hanging body was recovered from Vembayam’s house in Thiruvananthapuram last week. A day before her suicide, Priyanka had filed a domestic abuse complaint against her husband.
Soon after Priyanka’s hanging body was recovered, her father’s house alleged that it was not a case of suicide, that Priyanka was regularly tortured for dowry. Complain to them. They further said that there were signs of injuries all over Priyanka’s body. They told Unni Dev that she was forcibly evicted from her Kochi flat.
Based on Priyanka’s family’s allegations, police had launched an investigation into incitement to suicide against Unni and her entire family, in which case the actor was arrested today.
The couple got married in 2019. According to close sources, everything was fine after the marriage, but the distance between the two has increased since the lockdown last year. Unni started selling gold jewelery one by one to the neighbors who often heard the quarrel between the two, the family alleged.
Unni Deb, the son of the late actor Raja P Deb, is a popular villain in southern films. Unni started her acting career with television and later worked in films.
The decomposed body of an unidentified woman has been recovered from a jute field in Dhala Math of Gangni upazila of Meherpur. A team of Gangni police recovered the body on Tuesday afternoon and sent it to the morgue.
The body was handcuffed. Police are identifying her as a woman after seeing the clothes recovered from her body. The initial idea of the police was that he was called and killed.
Beltu Hossain, the owner of the jute field, said, “In the morning, I started clearing weeds in my jute field with some workers. Later, when he reached the middle of the land, he found a rotten smell and went to look for women’s clothes. After seeing the decomposed body, the villagers informed the police.
Gangni police inspector (investigation) Sajedul Islam said the decomposed body was sent to Meherpur General Hospital morgue for autopsy. Police are trying to find the identity of the deceased and those involved in the murder.