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Latvian woman murder: Two in PC confess they killed her

Statesman News Service | Thiruvananthapuram |

The two persons who are in police custody in connection with the death of the Latvian woman Liga Skromane have confessed that they have committed the murder.

It has been reported that the duo, one a male sex worker and the other his aide, have confessed to the police that they have killed Liga in their attempts to rape her. These two, who were in police custody for the last one week, confessed after continuous interrogation.

The two had earlier stated that they had seen Liga in Kovalam but had not killed her, later confessed to the murder after scientific method of questioning.

In this connection, there also report that a dispute over the money for the narcotic drugs given to Liga has led to the murder of the Latvian woman. Liga was getting narcotic drugs from them and when they asked money from her, a dispute occurred and this led to her death, sources said.

Meanwhile,Ilze, Liga’s sister has said on Wednesday that the cremation of Liga will be held at Shanti Kavadam here on Thursday evening. At a press conference on Wednesday she said that after Liga’s cremation, her ashes will be taken to their home in Latvia.

The highly decomposed body of Liga, who was reported missing since 14 March, was found with her head separated in Thiruvananthapuram last month.