This is the sixth day, since Jisha, a 30-year-old Dalit law student was brutally raped and murdered in her Perumbavoor home

Jisha rape and murder Kerala police release sketch of key suspect
news Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 15:15

Police in Kerala, on Wednesday, reportedly released a sketch of the key suspect in the rape and murder of Jisha in Perumbavoor. The sketch has been created based on eyewitness accounts.

This is the sixth day, since Jisha, a 30-year-old Dalit law student was brutally raped and murdered in her Perumbavoor home and no formal arrests have been made in the case thus far.

While PTI and other agencies have reported that the Kerala police have released a sketch, despite repeated attempts, The News Minute could not independently verify the inforamtion. 

Four persons have been detained for questioning since Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, CM Oommen Chandy visited the victim’s residence and met the next of kin.

On Tuesday, the Ernakulam Range IG Mahipal Yadav had said that the police expected a breakthrough in the case within two days.

On April 28, Jisha’s body was found in a pool of blood in her one-room residence by her mother, when the latter returned home at 8.30pm on April 28.

The autopsy report said that the victims’ intestines were ripped out and that she had suffered 30 wounds on her body, including two deep stab wounds on the chest. She is said to have been killed on April 28 between 2pm and 5pm.

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