Police had found Ramkumar’s shirt with bloodstains from his room at AS mansion in Choolaimedu.

DNA test proves bloodstain on Ramkumars shirt is Swathis say investigators
news Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 09:20

A month after Chennai techie Swathi was murdered in broad daylight, investigators have said that DNA tests have confirmed that the bloodstains on accused Ramkumar’s shirt was of Swathi, according to The Times of India.  

An officer told TOI that the circumstantial and scientific pieces of evidences are going to play a vital role in the case. However, the report will be submitted at the metropolitan magistrate court in Egmore in few days by forensic officials.

Police had found Ramkumar’s shirt with bloodstains from his room at AS mansion in Choolaimedu. Officers claim that he had tried to wash the stains off the shirt.

Moreover, police found the machete used by the killer in one of the railway tracks and had taken blood samples from it and from the Nugambakkam station, according to TOI.

Swathi, a 24-year-old engineer who was working with Infosys, and was murdered on June 24 at the Nugambakkam police station. She was waiting for a train to Chengalpet when she was hacked to death at 6:40am.

Later, Ramkumar, an engineer was arrested from his home on July 1 in Sengottai, Tirunelveli. He had tried to slit his throat and was immediately admitted at a government hospital.

Ramkumar is currently in the Puzhal Central prison and is lodged in the hospital block of the prison. He was remanded till August 1 by the magistrate on Monday.

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