Crime Branch nabs Sai Shankar for 'destroying evidence' in conspiracy case

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Kochi: The Crime Branch of Kerala Police has arrested Sai Shankar, the cyber expert, for tampering with evidence in actor Dileep's phone in connection with the case of conspiracy to murder investigation officer probing the actress attack case.

He was arrested on Friday for assisting in destroying evidence related to the case. The Crime Branch has earlier revealed that more shreds of evidence were received against Sai Shankar concerning the case.

The Crime Branch found that the cyber expert had reached Kochi a day before the data in Dileep’s phone were wiped out. It has been inferred that the data were destroyed on January 30. Sai Shankar, who checked in at a luxury hotel in Kochi, stayed here till January 31.

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