Perumbavoor (Kerala), May 4 : The search to trace the murder of a young poor woman who was brutally murdered in Ernakulam district apparently after being in-humanly raped is on the good track, the Kerala Police confirmed on Wednesday.
Jisha, 27, was found murdered on Apr. 28 at her house near a canal hereby her labourer mother. Her whole body was found badly mutilated. There were massive injuries on her private parts, according to police sources.
“We are unable to provide details of what we are doing actually and what’s happening on the deep probe, but can say that it’s going on the good track,” Additional Director General of Police K. Padmakumar confirmed reporters here.
The heinous crime is being compared with the rape-cum-murder of “Nirbhaya” in the Delhi that shook the country in December 2012.
On Wed. morning, Leader of opposition V.S. Achuthanandan approached the hospital where Jisha’s mother is undergoing medical treatment.
“All this will happen in a state when the Oommen Chandy government is going on. It is going to be 7 days now and no one has been arrested,” he confirmed.
The first to reach here in the morning was the chief minister. But he was welcomed with the Left opposition student and youth activists’ sloganeering against his government.
The Youth Congress activists were also present in equal numbers, giving the chief minister a very close company.
Chandy assured Jisha’s mother that the killer would be promptly arrested and promised a state government naukri to Jisha’s sister. “Police are doing their job and very soon the accused would be booked.”
As media was pestering Chandy with more stuffed questions, a scuffle broke out between the Youth Congress activists and the media persons.
State BJP spokesperson A.N. Radhakrishnan added when valid questions are being proposed by the media from the chief minister, the Congress activists are helping the media to task.
Meanwhile, a neighbour of the serious victim was last night picked up from Kannur. He was brought here and police questioning is underway on the issue.
Police are questioning 8 people and practicising scientific measure to verify their statements as per record.
With the assembly polls just twelve days away, the serious case has now attained significance with the blame game beginning.
With assembly elections slated for May sixteen and the media projecting up the case in a huge way, this has now become the most gossiped about incident not within Kerala but outside the state as well.