Santhanpara (Idukki District), Nov 7: In a shocking incident of murder, the owner of a resort here in Idukki district on Thursday released a WhatsApp video confessing to have murdered a man.
Police have recovered the burnt body buried near the resort.
In the video the resort owner Wasim, a native of Thrissur, confesses to have murdered Rijosh, a native of Santhanpara. Wasim said nobody was involved in the crime and asked the police to release
his brother and friends from custody. Wasim had sent the video to his brother who handed it over to the police.
Police were yet to verify Wasim's whereabouts. Rijosh was reported missing since Thursday last. His burnt body was found buried near the resort one week later. The wife of Rijosh, Liji told police that her husband had gone to Ernakulam but never returned.
The body was kept at the Medical College Hospital, Kottayam. (UNI)