Police was probing the case and investigation is in the right direction, Chandy told reporter after a cabinet meeting.
Asked about the demand for a CBI probe made by CPI-M veteran and State Opposition leader in the Assembly, V S Achuthanandan, Chandy said police was probing the case and it was expected that the accused would be arrested soon.
Harihara Varma was found murdered during a robbery bid at a house at Puthoorkonam in nearby Vattiyoorkavu on Monday last.
A Special police team headed by Deputy Commissioner of Police Putta Vimaladitya is probing the case.
Thiruvananthapuram: Investigation in the murder of diamond trader and member of royal family Harihara Varma is moving in the right direction, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said.
First Published: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 19:03