The Palakkad district police on Wednesday lifted the lid on an amazing love story in which a man secretly kept his lover belonging to another community in a tiny room at his family house at Ayiloor, near Nenmara, without letting anyone know about it for 11 years.
Rahman, 34, son of Mohammed Khani, had feared a backlash when he ran away with his lover living a few blocks away from his house, on February 2, 2010. He covertly brought her to his house at Ayiloor and hid her in his room without giving any hint to his family.
They lived in a small room with scanty amenities for 11 years. He used to lock the room whenever he went out, and never let any of his family members enter it. By removing the grill, he converted his room’s window into a secret exit that they used for her to get out at night to relieve herself.
Rahman used to feed the woman and take care of her – all in tight secrecy. He even passed electric shock through his room’s door handle to shoo away th members of his family. He fooled his father, mother and sister, who lived with him in the small house, for 11 years.multiplayer-poker-game
The police had questioned many people as part of an investigation following the woman’s disappearance in 2010. Rahman too was among those questioned. As he continued to live in the same village, none suspected him for the woman’s disappearance.
In March this year, Rahman left his house and the family filed a man missing case. The secret live-in partnership came to light when the police found Rahman at Nenmara town on Wednesday. He reportedly told the police that he hadshifted to a rented house at the neighbouring village Vithanassery three months ago with his lover. Although the police refused to believe the strangely secretive live-in relationship of the lovers, they were convinced when they visited Rahman’s house at Ayiloor. The police examined the room in which the lovers lived for 11 years without letting a third person know about it.
The police produced them in a court, which permitted them to live together. The lovers returned to their rented house at Vithanassery in the evening. Now, they are free to live a normal life in the open.