Kerala govt to give Rs 5 lakh to family of tourist found dead near Kovalam | india news

The woman’s husband Andrews and sister Ilze had identified her by the clothes on the body and colour of her hair.

Kerala authorities on Sunday mentioned it will present Rs 5 lakh as rapid aid and lengthen all assist to the household of Lithuanian vacationer, Liga Skromene, whose extremely decomposed physique was recovered from close to Kovalam, to be taken to her native place for the ultimate rites.

Liga’s household will likely be supplied Rs 5 lakh as rapid aid, an official launch mentioned.

A extremely decomposed physique, with head severed,was recovered from Thiruvallam close to Kovalam on Sunday and police had expressed suspicion it was that of Liga, who was reported lacking since March 14.

Her husband Andrews and sister Ilze had recognized her by the garments on the physique and color of her hair.

Police are nonetheless awaiting DNA check reviews to conclusively show if the physique was certainly that of Liga.

Kerala Tourism director P Balakiran, who met Ilze on Sunday on the instructions of tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran, mentioned the quantity could be handed over to her quickly.”

The federal government would additionally care for all bills of their keep and tickets, he mentioned.

Ilze knowledgeable Balakiran that the household needed to take her physique residence and requested that the federal government take steps to take away authorized hurdles, if any.

In the meantime, Ilze informed tv channels that she deliberate to fulfill Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, looking for a correct investigation into her sister’s loss of life.

She mentioned the jacket on Liga’s physique was not hers and that she couldn’t have come to the abandoned place on her personal.

The physique was discovered from a bushy, remoted space close to a mangrove forest on the banks of the Karmana river.

Police are additionally probing all angles, together with homicide, to seek out the reality.

33-year-old Liga who had come for Ayurvedic remedy for melancholy, when she went lacking from Kovalam.

Police had fashioned a Particular Investigation Group and launched a large search to hint Liga. That they had additionally introduced a reward of Rs two lakh for anybody offering details about the lacking girl.

Liga was staying at a non-public Ayurveda remedy centre at close by Pothencode.

In the meantime, state Police chief Loknath Behara mentioned Manoj Abraham, IG, Thiruvananthapuram vary, would supervise the investigation referring to Liga’s loss of life.

In a press release right here, he mentioned whereas the id of the deceased might be confirmed solely after the DNA check, the probe crew has determined that every one angles on this loss of life could be seemed into, together with suspicions/doubts of the relations.

“The crew has a stored an open thoughts and we’ll conduct a scientific investigation’.

The very best of the Medico-legal and forensic consultants could be made use of to cowl all facets, the discharge mentioned.

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