Kerala 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.
One suspect has been taken into police custody in connection with the Kerala student rape and murder case, says Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
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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.