A top police officer was removed from the investigation team of the 30-year-old law student Jish rape-cum-murder case due to “Procedural lapse”. According to the sources, it is DySP Anil Kumar who was removed from the team. Crime Detachment DySP A.B. Jiji mon will take charge of the team.
Meanwhile, the pressure has been mounting over the Government and police department since the investigation team could not find the culprits in the murder case, though many were arrested in connection to the case. Yesterday, the police has arrested two construction workers who are suspected to be involved in the murder .
According to the police sources, there were many attempts from one among them to contact Jisha over telephone in the month of February. They have later been identified by the victim’s mother Rajeshwari.
However, Malayalam newspaper Deshabhimani reported that the two person who were presented by the police officers in the pretext of Inquisition in the case are two police officers, not criminals. According to the report in the newspaper, it was police officers in the Kalamasseri Reserve camp from K.A.P. 5 battalion.
Meantime, Jisha’s mother Rajeshwari’s accusation against the Perumbavoor MLA Saju Pol and local ward members triggered a political controversy in the state. Jisha’s mother slammed Saju pol when she was talking to Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan and Chalakudy MP Innocent. Blaming the MLA, she allegedly said that she wants to kill him and he is the real culprit behind the death of her daughter.
The Central Womens’ Commission’s member Rekha Sharma and the State Womens’ Commission President K.C. Rosakkutty visited her mother in the hospital. According the sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to visit Jisha’s house and her mother upon his visit to Tripunithura for an election campaign in the state for BJP.