The story of a dental college student shot dead in Kothamangalam, Kerala was exactly a shocking one for Keralites. The police investigation is being conducted and updates on the incident are being reported.
PV Manasa, 24, a native of Kannur, was reportedly shot dead by Rakhil who also took his life with the same gun near the Indira Gandhi College. According to police sources, the duo had quarreled in the past as well. The incident took place around 3.30 pm.
Manasa is the latest in a long line of girls who have lost their lives in rejected love.
Manasa had two shots. A shot was fired below the right ear. The second shot was fired at the right side of the chest. There were also reports of gunshot wounds to the body.
There are several other similar incidents that took place in and around the corners of the state:
1.The tragic incident at SME College, Kottayam is a love story that Kerala heard with shock.
In February 2017, Lakshmi, a college student from Haripad, was set on fire by SME alumnus Adarsh for refusing a love proposal. After the retaliation, her lover Adarsh also committed suicide.
2. Another incident took place on March 12, 2019, which was also brutal and was shocking for the human conscience. Thiruvalla native, Kavitha Vijayakumar was brutally set on fire by Ajin Mathew(18) for rejecting his love proposal. Ajin stopped Kavitha in a public place and after stabbing her with a knife, he poured petrol and set her on fire.
3.In the year, one more similar incident occurred. Neetu (22), a student of Cheearat Engineering College, Thrissur, was killed on April 4. Nitish, a native of Vadakkekad, reached her home and poured petrol, and set her on fire.
4. On July 14, 2019, Kerala heard another case of love murder. The victim was a 17-year-old girl from Pathanamthitta. Sajil, 20, a close relative of the girl, reached the house, called the girl, and poured petrol on her.
5.The death of Kochi Kakkanad Plus Two student Devika on October 10, 2019 is another love revenge story. Mithun, a native of Paravur, went to Devika’s house at night and killed her by pouring petrol on her. And Mithun committed suicide.
Apart from these stories, there might have been several other incidents that have not yet been disclosed. Despite the laws and rules in the country, people without considering anything around them is doing their deeds.