First accused in Nedumkandam custodial death arrested
Kochi: Former SI Sabu, who is the first accused in the Nedumkandam custodial death, was arrested by the CBI here in Kochi on Sunday night. The bail granted by the HC was cancelled by the Supreme Court and the arrest followed immediately.
The CBI took over the Nedumkandam custody death case as per the directive of the High Court. There were 7 accused in the case and all are police officials. In the midst of the investigation, all the accused sought bail and when this created a row, the government approached the apex court seeking to cancel the bail of the first accused Sabu.
After recording the arrest of Sabu, the CBI will move the court to cancel the bail of the rest of the accused. The investigation is progressing under CBI SP.