Kozhikode: The serial killer Jolly killed her husband Roy Thomas for continuously opposing her illicit relationships, says Police.
Jolly and MS Mathew , the accused in Kodathayi mysterious deaths case has relation extending back to long years. Police says they have an illicit relationship between them. Police concludes that Mathew has assisted her in all six murders by providing cyanide. Mathew has given statement that cyanide was given to Jolly at first in 2008. Mathew is learned to have revealed that Jolly asked cyanide to kill dog. Mathew bought cyanide from Prajeesh, who made ornaments to the jewelry where Mathew worked.
Her desire to have a financially sound spouse was also another factor for killing her husband. Police also pointed out Roy Thomas’ superstitions, alcoholism forced Jolly to kill him using cyanide.
The custody report application filed by the District Crime Branch before the Thamarassery judicial first class magistrate court 2 seeking police custody of the accused revealed that Jolly alias Jollyamma had multiple reasons to finish off Roy.
He was a habitual drinker and was opposed to her illicit relationships, which irritated her. All these motivated her to kill her husband and find a new spouse. Her search for a suitable husband led her to close relative Shaju, who is a school teacher and was financially sound.
With this intention, Jollyamma conspired with second and third accused M S Mathew and Preji Kumar to kill Roy by poisoning him with cyanide. The co-accused provided her with the poison and she gave it to the victim by mixing it in food, the probe team said in the custody report.
The report further said poison used for the other five victims in the serial killing is yet to be ascertained. Police concludes that MS Mathew has assisted her in all six murders by providing cyanide. Mathew has given statement that cyanide was given to Jolly at first in 2008.