India, Aug. 31 -- Shaju Zacharia, the second husband of Kerala's alleged cyanide serial killer Jolly Joseph, has filed a divorce plea in a court in Kozhikode citing her criminal past and mindless cruelty. He has said he was unaware of Joseph's past. Joseph is accused of murdering six people, including Zacharia's first wife and daughter, by giving them cyanide over 14 years.

Joseph married Zacharia in 2017 two years before the murders came to light and she was arrested. In his petition filed on Monday, Zacharia said Joseph has a criminal mindset and he was scared of even saying she is his second wife.

Joseph allegedly plotted the murders with the help of her friends. She allegedly executed the slow cyanide killings in Kozhikode's Koodath...