Chalakudy : Rajiv, a real estate agent at Pariyaram in Chalakudy , was found strangulated to death on Friday and police have a prominent lawyer from Kochi on their suspect list.
Rajiv was discovered dead inside a deserted building at Pariyaram.
Three men who took part in the killing have been reportedly identified and taken into custody.
The crime came to light when a local, Raju, up on hearing noises from the unoccupied building walked in to check.
A man heavy on drinks shoved him out following which police visited the site.
Police said arrests will be made soon enough.
A prominent lawyer from Kochi is said to have hired the killers over a land dispute with the deceased