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Kerala HC dismisses plea for CBI probe into Jisha murder case

News Agencies | Updated on: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 05:45:00 IST

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a writ plea seeking a CBI probe into the sensational rape and murder of a Dalit woman in nearby Perumbavoor in April 2016.

Rejecting the pleas filed by the father of the woman and her friends, Justice Sunil Thomas said there were no circumstances available in the case warranting a CBI probe.

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The SIT of Kerala Police has filed the charge sheet in a court here in the rape-cum-murder case.

The charge sheet, submitted in the Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court, has named Ameerul Islam, a native of Assam who was arrested in June, as the lone accused in the case and charged him with offences, including rape and murder.

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PTI

First published: 21 December 2016, 7:02 IST
 
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