Kerala models’ death case: Probe team employs scientific examination
Kochi: Police, on the probe into the death of three, including former miss Kerala and the first runner up, have sent Saiju’s hair follicles and nails to forensic lab. Reportedly, the examination can reveal details on whether Saiju has used drugs in the last 90 days.
It is learnt that the Crime Branch, meanwhile, would further question No. 18 hotel owner Roy Joseph Vayalat. The decision is reportedly based on the details gathered from Saiju. Also, police raided the hotel again last day for two hours. According to sources, the videos, dated April 27, 2019, December 27, 2019, and October 9, retrieved from Saiju’s phone, were shot in No. 18 hotel. Saiju had also told the police that drugs were used in the hotel.
The police on the weekend searched a Thrikkakra hotel, a Maradu homestay, a Panangad resort, and apartments in Chilavannor, Kakkanad and Edathala.