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Jisha Rape Case: Kerala Police Secure CCTV Footage

The owner of the fertiliser depot told reporters that police took the hard disc of the CCTV footage on Wednesday.

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Jisha was found dead in her home, with thirty wounds on her body. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)

A Special Investigation Team probing the murder of a Dalit woman in Perumbavoor has secured CCTV footage from a shop in her neighbourhood to examine whether it captured movements of the suspected killer on the day the law student was murdered.

We have secured the CCTV camera details from the shop, hoping that it might have captured visuals of the suspected killer.
Senior Police Official

The official, who did not wish to be named, downplayed local media reports which claimed the CCTV footage secured by police showed the suspected killer following the law student in the neighbourhood of her residence, hours ahead of the incident on 28 April.

It is not sure whether the people found in the footage are related to the incident.
Senior Police Official

Newly appointed Kerala Police Chief Loknath Behera, while visiting the house of the 30-year-old woman on Sunday, had said a scientific probe has been launched to nab the culprits involved in the crime.

Noting that the probe into the sensational case was progressing well, he had said it might take some time to nab the criminals.

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The case is being investigated by a team headed by ADGP B Sandhya.

The newly sworn-in LDF government in one of its first decisions had appointed the senior woman IPS officer as head of the new team to probe the case.

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Jisha, who hailed from a poor family, was allegedly raped and brutally assaulted using sharp-edged weapons before being murdered at her house on 28 April.

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