Thrissur couple killed in car crash in Botswana

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Deepak Menon and Gayathri

Cherppu (Thrissur): A young couple hailing from Vallachira was killed in a car accident in Botswana of Africa. The deceased were identified as Deepak Menon (29) and wife Dr Gayathri (25). Deepak was working as chartered accountant in Botswana.

The mishap took place at Maruapula on Sunday morning at 1.30 am (IST) when the couple was returning from a friend's house. A speeding car rammed into the car, in which the couple was travelling, when it was stopped at a signal in the highway.

Deepak is son of Vallachira native late Sukumaran Nair and Susheela. Gayathri is daughter of Edakkalathur native Nandakumar and Geetha. Deepak and Gayathri reached Botswana in January this year after they tied the knot in December last year.