Areekode: The police on Tuesday arrested Muhammed Shareef (32), a resident of Vavoor near here for allegedly staging an accident to murder his wife and two children so that he could marry another woman.
Manchery CI Krishnadas recorded the arrest of Shareef Tuesday morning. The police later took him to the spot where the incident happened to collect evidence.
The police had detained him on Monday itself.
Shareef had earlier told the police that his wife Sabira (21) and their two children Fathima Fida (4) and Fathima Haifa (2) drowned in a waterlogged paddy field in Areekode after the scooter he was riding on along with his family had plunged into it around 2am on Monday.