PATHANAMTHITTA: Police officers investigating the homicide of the five-year-old Tamil Nadu native lady mentioned that they might transfer a petition in Pathanamthitta Judicial First Class Justice of the Peace Court docket quickly for getting the accused in police custody for detailed questioning.
At current, the accused, the stepfather of the lady, is in judicial custody. Pathanamthitta police chief R Nishanthini mentioned that she has suspended civil police officer Ravi Kumar of Pathanamthitta police station in reference to the escape of the accused. The physique of the kid was handed over to Pathanamthitta municipal authorities on Wednesday because the kinfolk of the lady have been unable to conduct the funeral. The lady died after she was brutally assaulted by her stepfather of their rented home.
As per the post-mortem report, a number of accidents on her head, chest and abdomen utilizing a knife by the stepfather have been the explanations for the loss of life. The lady was additionally subjected to sexual assault and the police have registered a case in opposition to the accused as per IPC Part 302, Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO )Act and Juvenile Justice Act.