Attingal: The police on Thursday arrested Lijeesh’s wife and mother of four-year-old girl, who was hacked to death along with her grandmother here at Alamcode near Attingal.
Anu Santhi was arrested on charges of conspiracy to murder.
The deceased were Swastika and her paternal grandmother Omana (57). Omana's son and Swastika's father Lijeesh was also badly injured in the attack.
Nino Mathew, the accused, was taken into custody from his residence a few hours after the crime.
Police said the incident took place around 11.30 a.m when only Omana and Swastika were at home.