The 23-year-old techie is the main accused in the sexual assault and murder of 7-year-old Hasini in Chennai.

Hasini muder case Dhasvanth brought to Chennai after police foil escape bid
news Crime Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 10:04

Hours after the Chennai police said that murder accused Dhasvanth had been caught again, after his bid to escape from custody in Mumbai, he was escorted to Chennai on Saturday night.

He is expected to be presented before a Sriperumbudur court on December 12, which will hear the case. A magistrate in Mumbai on Friday, had granted the police 3-day custody of Dhasvanth.

The 23-year-old techie is the main accused in the sexual assault and murder of 7-year-old Hasini in Chennai. He is also a suspect in the murder case of his 45-year-old mother Sarala. 

Dhasvanth escaped the first time when the police arbitrarily used the Goondas Act and did not file the chargesheet on time, allowing him to get bail from the Madras High Court. 

The second time was when the police did not act, despite Hasini’s father’s complaint that Dhasvanth had threatened him. 

Days after the complaint was filed, Dhasvanth allegedly killed his mother at their home in Chennai, and had run off with her jewellery.

The third time was when the special force that had apprehended him, allowed him to escape just a day later, in a major embarrassment to the officials.

According to reports, he was found a few kilometres from where he had escaped. Police had suspected that Dhasvanth had taken a long-distance train from Chennai and had been on his trail.

Hours after he was nabbed again and taken back into custody, TNM accessed CCTV footage of his escape in Mumbai.

The video which is 26 seconds long shows Dhasvanth making a run for it at around 3.43 pm on Thursday. Three police officers in mufti are seen running behind him.

Dhashvanth's father has reportedly accused him of murdering his own mother, because he was irate that she refused to give him money.

Dhasvanth has been out on bail in the Hasini case since September. 

In February this year, seven-year-old Hasini was found murdered and Dhasvanth was suspected of sexually assaulting her and then killing her.

 

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