keralaKerala Police have taken one man into custody in connection with the rape and murder of a Dalit law student in Perumbavoor near Kochi on April 28, says chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

30-year-old Jisha was found dead in her residence by her mother, when the latter returned home from work. A post-mortem report revealed that Jisha was stabbed 30 times and the culprit had used a sharp weapon to extract her intestines.

Earlier, police had released a new sketch of the key suspect, which was created based on eyewitness accounts.

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