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Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11.43 AM IST

Nedumkandam custodial death: Seven officers accused of crime, probe into SP's special team

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IDUKKI: Seven policemen will be accused in the Nedumkandam custodial death case. The Crime branch have found that all seven officers had beaten Rajkumar in custody. After getting clarity in the statements they’ll be arrested, reports say. The police have also started a probe into policemen from AR camp who came to Nedumakandam Police Station when Rajkumar was in custody.

As per the statements of arrested officers SI K.A. Sabu and CPO Sajeev Antony, ASI Rejimon and CPO Niyaz are accused of using third-degree treatment on Rajkumar. As the statements of policemen at Nedumkandam Station didn’t match, it’ll be recorded again.

A special team assigned by former SP to stop robbery at Kambam-Kambamettu had gone to Nedumkandam Station. With CPO Niyaz, they also went to the room where Rajkumar was kept. The Crime Branch is investigating whether these officers assaulted Rajkumar. For forging a bail statement of Rajkumar, the remanded SI K.A. Sabu has been charged.

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