Teena's husband Saseendran, who complained about corruption in Malabar Cements Ltd, was found dead with his two sons in 2011.

Wife of former secy of scam-accused Malabar Cements dead kin allege foul play Image courtesy: Manorama
news Death Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 18:33

The wife of former secretary of scam-tainted Malabar Cements, V Saseendran, passed away at a private hospital in Coimbatore on Saturday. According to media reports, Teena (52) who was the main witness in the death of her husband Saseendran their two sons. She was undergoing treatment in Coimbatore for the last three days.

According to hospital authorities, Teena’s kidney reportedly failed, and she passed away after her condition worsened on Saturday. However, relatives of the deceased allege foul play, stating that Teena had nothing more than a fever.

Teena's husband Saseendran was the internal auditor and the secretary of Malabar Cements Limited, a state government-owned cement production firm. On June 24, 2011, Saseendran and his two sons, Vyas and Vivek, were found hanging in their house in Puthussery. Saseendran was forced to quit his job following a Rs 400 crore worth scam that was unearthed in MCL in 2007.

The corruption charges were initiated by VACB, an organisation that worked for the protection of public sector undertakings, based on Saseendran's complaint. Saseendran was then a former employee of the company.

Two days after a charge sheet was filed in the case, Saseendran and his two sons were found dead.

According to Janakeeya Action Council chairperson Joy Kaitharam, it is mysterious that Teena’s death comes at a time when the police are investigating her husband and children's deaths. He also stated that the all the witnesses in the corruption case are dying one by one.

Teena's brother Dr Sanal Kumar also reiterated that her death was suspicious as she was only suffering from a fever initially.


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