Nedumkandam custodial death: 2 more policemen arrested
Nedumkandam: Two more police officers have been arrested in connection with the custodial death of a man accused of financial fraud here at Peerumedu.
The two policemen were identified as Rejimon (ASI) and Niyas (driver). They were arrested after detailed interrogation. With this, the number of policemen arrested in the case rose to four.
The two officers had surrendered before investigating officers on Monday morning. They were interrogated for around 8-and-a-half hours before arrests were recorded.
The statements of SI Sabu and CPO Sajimon Antony, who were arrested earlier, were against Rejimon and Niyas.
Rajkumar, an accused remanded over financial fraud died following custodial torture by police. The arrests were expedited after Salini and Manju, two other accused in the case, stated that Rajkumar was tortured by 9 police officers.