Hotel owner of No.18 Roy J Vayalat was arrested by the police for tampering with evidence
Miss Kerala 2019 Ansi Kabeer and runner up, Dr.Anjana Shajan passed away in an accident in Kochi during the wee hours of November 1st. Both of them were returning after a party at No.18 hotel in Fort Kochi with two other friends. It was reported that the car was overspending and when it tried to avoid a collision with a bike, the car lost control and crashed into a tree. Though the passengers were brought out of the car and taken to the hospital, the girls were declared brought dead and one of the other passengers died a week after.
The lone survivor of the accident was the driver, Abdul Rahman who has been charged for drunken driving, rash driving and death due to negligence. Now further investigation has revealed that an Audi car was following the vehicle that had the girls right from Fort Kochi to the spot were the accident happened . The driver Saiju Thankachan is seen trying to overtake the car and stop them, he is later seen speaking to the four of them after which he follows them again. He was also seen at the accident spot assessing the situation during which time he called Roy as well. Though Saiju was questioned by the police , he was later allowed to go. But hotel owner Roy J Vayalat and his staff were arrested for tampering with evidence as the CCTV footage of the DJ night of October 31st was removed from the hotel premises on the behest of Roy. More investigation would reveal details of the events that happened on the fateful night of October 31st.