6 jail employees held over death of remand accused at COVID centre in Thrissur
Thrissur: Six jail employees have been arrested in connection with a remand prisoner being beaten to death.
The Crime Branch arrested the six employees over the death of Shemmer, who was accused of selling marijuana.
The arrested employees were on duty at the COVID care center. It was found earlier that the victim endured brutal beating at the COVID care center. Following this, disciplinary action was taken against the employees before they were suspended.
Witnesses also stated that Shemeer was beaten up. This was also evident in the post mortem report.
Police had arrested Shemmer, his wife and two others in connection with the case. They were brought to Ambilikala COVID care center after being remanded.