Jisha rape-murder case: Police to conduct identification parade of accused

Briefing reporters on the matter, DGP Loknath Behera has said legal matters pertaining to the case have to be taken care of.

Updated: Jun 18, 2016, 14:14 PM IST
Jisha rape-murder case: Police to conduct identification parade of accused

Ernakulam: The court of Ernakulam chief judicial magistrate has granted permission to police to conduct an identification parade of accused.

Currently, the accused is in judicial custody.

Briefing reporters on the matter, DGP Loknath Behera has said legal matters pertaining to the case have to be taken care of.

Jisha was brutally raped and murdered at her home near Perumbavoor on April 28. Police have arrested an Assam native who confessed to the killing.

The accused, said to be Jisha's former neighbour and friend, was nabbed from Kochi.

Jisha, who hailed from a poor family, was raped and brutally assaulted using sharp-edged weapons before being murdered.