03 August Monday

First Covid Casualty From State Police Force : Sub Inspector Found +ve Dies of Cardiac Arrest : Idukki

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Aug 1, 2020


Idukki : Special Branch Sub Inspector from Kanjikuzhi police station in Idukki, VP Babu, who tested positive fro Covid-19  died following a heart attack last night.   He was 56. The end came  at Kottayam Medical College, where he was transported from Idukki Medical College following acute cardiac conditions.

The death marks state's  first Covid casualty from its  police force.  Babu, a Poochapra native from Thodupuzham suffered from high diabetes and heart disorder. He had contracted covid  from his wife who is suspected to have caught the virus from a woman at Cheurthonni. The couple’s son too is positive for the illness. Babu is survived by wife Ramani and their children,  Abin and Akshay.