Thiruvananthapuram: The mother and daughter who committed suicide by immolating themselves in Neyyattinkara on May 14 had been subjected to prolonged emotional torutre by close family members, the police said.
Details of plights endured by Lekha, the mother, were found in one of the two notebooks that the police had taken into custody from the house.
According to the police, Lekha had written that she was constantly nagged by Chandran (her husband) and Krishnamma (her mother-in-law) about the money Chandran had sent from the Gulf.
Meanwhile, Chandran has confessed to the police that black magic was performed in the house last week as well. He said there was a quarrel with his mother who opposed the sale of the property. Police have identified the person who performed black magic.
The investigators are planning to approach the court seeking custody of the four accused in the case who were remanded in custody the other day. It is learnt more charges will be slapped on them, besides abetment of suicide. Additionally, Canara Bank Chief Manager and four others have moved the court seeking anticipatory bail.