Mishel Shaji Varghese, 18, hailing from Ilanji near Piravom, was found drowned near Willingdon Island in Ernakulam on March 6. The chartered accountancy student was residing at a hostel in Kacheripady, from where she had left on Sunday, March 5.
After finding her dead body, preliminary investigation suggested that she had committed suicide as there weren't any suspicious marks or wounds on her. According to postmortem report, she was drowned. However, Mishel's family members are not convinced by the police report, and describe her as a strong woman, who would not kill herself.
The incident has resulted in a strong outrage on social media, with netizens demanding the investigators go on right path, like they had tracked the miscreants behind the molestation of popular South Indian actress, who was recently attacked by a gang in a moving car.
Many celebrities, including Nivin Pauly, Tovino Thomas, Aashiq Abu, Jude Anthony Joseph, Unni Mukundan, Anupama Parameshwaran, Kunchacko Boban, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Aju Varghese, Rima Kallingal, Krishna Prabha, Rajith Menon, Vijay Yesudas, Parvati Nair, Srinda Arhaan, Shebin Benson and many others have also raised their voice demanding the authorities to wake up and give justice to Mishel and her family. The hashtag #justiceformishel has been trending on social media.
Check out how celebrities for #justiceformishel:
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Mishel Shaji Varghese, A young soul departs shockingly..Crushing the hopes and dreams of a family.. As the family cries for an investigation, lets support their fight for justice.. Our small voices might help and make a world of difference.. Wake up authorities, None of Gods children should die in vain. #justiceformishel
Jude Anthany Joseph
We need the goverment and media to act to get justice for Mishel Shaji, just like we united for the actress. #justiceformishel
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May your soul rest in peace Mishel..... and the sad part is that nobody seems to be bothered about this... suspiciously found dead ??? Any body listening? Police... authorities...Crimes keep happening... names of the victims keep changing... #GodsOwnCountry #Protest #Justice #JusticeForMishel
How many more ? Shall we lose as a society and country before we take action?
Wake up authorities .. Wake up media..... Come let's join our hands and fight for our sister....let's fight for justice ..#justiceformishel
One after another our state or country is jus going ahead and developing towards more n more criminal cases but not safety or security, justice should be served...prayers and whole hearted support for mishels family...#justiceformishel#support
Break the silence before it's too late..!!
#Justice for our sister Mishel..!!
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