Eleven eyewitnesses quoted in charge sheet, will this nail beedi tycoon Nisham in Hummer case?
news Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | March 4, 2015 | 11:50 am IST A chargesheet was filed on Saturday against Mohammed Nisham, owner of King Group of companies, arrested for the murder of Chandrabose, a security guard. Police claim that they have closed all the loopholes in the charge sheet after it came to be known that crucial evidence like Chandrabose's dress, his last statements and CCTV footage of the murder were not taken by them. The charge sheet has been submitted within 65 days of his arrest after speculation that the police was trying to save the accused businessman. The charge sheet which is 500 pages long contains the statements of 108 people, including 11 eye witnesses, besides 32 scientific evidences and 122 documents have been submitted to the Kunnamkulam Magistrate court in Thrissur. Nisham's car and the stick he allegedly used to beat Chandrabose with, has also been submitted as weapons used for murder. Thrissur city commissioner R Nishanthini submitted the charge sheet, along with special prosecutor C P Udayabanu. The Thrissur vigilance court had earlier ordered an enquiry to look into allegations that Kerala Director General of Police (DGP) (Law and Order) K S Balasubramaniam and eight other officers including former Thrissur Police Commissioner Jacob Job were tampering ongoing investigation in the murder case in which Nisham is the chief accused. The vigilance court added that the enquiry report should be submitted by June 25. Nisham was also shifted to Kannur jail after he was slapped with the Kerala Anti-Social Activities Prevention Act (KAAPA) could not be kept in a home district jail.