Jayanandan, Kerala police stated on Monday that convicted serial killer Jayanandan was responsible for the 2004 double murders in Kochi. Claiming to have solved the 17-year-old criminal mystery. Jayanandan is also charged in eight similar murder cases. According to the ADGP, the Kerala police crime section pieced together. All of the facts provided by the other convict to reach a decision.
The crime branch formally apprehended Jayanandan, who is being held in the Thiruvanthapuram central jail. And a new case file will be filed against the serial offender, according to Sreejith. As per the cops, senior executive officer V Nanikutty Ammal and his wife Narayana Iyer were brutally murdered at their house on May 30, 2004. Although authorities suspected Jayanandan’s involvement in the double murder based on his method of operation. They were unable to obtain any corroborating evidence. According to investigators, the majority of his victims were older folks who were assaulted with a splitter.
While the robbery was the primary motivation in most cases, investigators say he also sexually molested some of his victims. During a demonstration, last month, one of the eyewitnesses, who saw the attacker coming out of the home after the crime, recognized the accused, according to the ADGP. The crime branch later discovered some gold that had been stolen from the house. The ADGP stated, “Now we have substantial proof against the serial killer.”
Jayanandan was condemned to death in the double murder of an elderly couple in Thrissur in 2014. He was a suspect in eight murder cases, as well as several home invasions and attacks. However, in 2016, the Kerala high court increased the punishment to life without the possibility of parole. All of the killings occurred between 2002 and 2006, according to the police. He fled from Thiruvananthapuram’s central jail in 2013 by scaling an eight-meter-high wall. But he was apprehended three months later by authorities.