Jisha's sister taken in for questioning in Kerala

Twelve days after the murder of Dalit law student Jisha in Ernakulam district here , police on Monday took her sister Deepa in for questioning.

IANS| Updated: May 09, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Perambavoor (Kerala): Twelve days after the murder of Dalit law student Jisha in Ernakulam district here , police on Monday took her sister Deepa in for questioning.

In the past two days, the police probe team had called Deepa`s uncle, with whom she was staying, for questioning.

Police have also been checking Deepa`s call list after her uncle said she was spending a lot of time talking on the phone.

Deepa on Sunday said she was being hounded for no reason.

Police, meanwhile, are on the lookout for a migrant labourer known as `Bhaya`.

The probe team has ascertained that the murder took place around 5.45 p.m. on April 28, after which Jisha`s mutilated body was found by her mother Rajeshwari.

Police believe that the 27-year-old woman was sexually assaulted before being killed.

The police have so ffar questioned over a dozen people.

Meanwhile, the case continues to be a subject of political theatre in Kerala where assembly elections are scheduled on May 16.

State Congress president V.M. Sudheeran was the first high profile visitor on Friday to visit Jisha`s mother Rajeshwari at a hospital where she has been admitted following the trauma caused by her daughter`s murder.