Body of Malayali nurse murdered in Oman brought home

Monday, May 2, 2016,10:47 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | The body of Malayali nurse Chikku Robert, who was murdered in Oman, was brought to her home in Karukutty.

Her body, which will be placed for public view at home, will be laid to rest at the cemetery at Christ the King Ashramam church in Karukutty at 3 pm today.

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy visited Chikku’s house and offered condolences .

Chikku (25) was stabbed to death while resisting a robbery bid last month.

Chikku was found dead in an apartment in Salala, where she was staying with her husband Linsen.

Both of them were employees of the nearby Badar Al Sama hospital. Chikku was pregnant.

Linsen was forced to stay back in Oman as part of procedures in connection with police investigation into the death of Chikku.

Police had taken into custody a Pakistan citizen, who was staying in the neighboring flat, in suspicion of committing the murder.