Anju Asok and her children were murdered in Kettering. Anju Asok was 35 years old and an internationally trained professional NHS nurse with two young children, Janvi, four years old, and Jeeva, six. The prime suspect in this murder is Saju Chelavalel, the father of the kids and husband of Anju Asok.
Who is Saju Chelavalel?
Saju Chelavalel is accused of killing Anju Asok and her children by asphyxiation, as per the post-mortem reports. Saju, 52 years old, was arrested for being a prime suspect in this case.
The police discovered Anju Asok and her kids’ bodies on Thursday in Kettering. “Detectives have tonight charged Saju Chelavalel, 52, with three counts of murder,” Northampton police informed.
What happened to Anju Asok?
Anju Asok was a professional NHS nurse at Kettering General Hospital. Simon Barnes, the senior investigating officer, stated that the police are determined to serve justice to Anju’s family. Anju’s colleagues expressed their sympathies to her family. Anju started working in KGH in 2021 and spent most of the time working on Barnbell B, orthopedic ward.
Residents were devastated after this incident, and one of the business managers in the area, Pierino Geranio, who runs his uncle’s barber shop near the cul-de-sac where the incident happened, said: ‘You speak to people about it, and they can’t believe it. ‘I come here daily to work, and you never expect anything like this – it’s so tragic. It’s terrible, beyond comprehension.’
‘She was a committed, compassionate staff nurse loved and respected by her dear friends and colleagues.’ Her friends and colleagues are seen to pay tributes for Anju and her kids in Kettering.
Response of the Anju Asok family:
Anju’s family responded by stating that her husband was cruel, with terrible anger issues. When Anju and her husband resided in Saudi Arabia, her mother accompanied them, and she revealed that her husband gets angry often and is terrified to be left alone with him in the house.
As per the post-mortem report of Leicester Royal Infirmary, Anju and her kids died because of asphyxiation, and Saju Chelavalel will be presented in court on Monday.