Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet has decided to hand over the investigation on Nedumkandam custodial death to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The investigation has been transferred to CBI as police personnel were involved in the case. Relatives of deceased Rajkumar had demanded CBI probe. Allegations by the opposition party has also influenced the decision of cabinet.
The investigating agency will probe on Rajkumar’s custody and the circumstances that led to his death.
In the Nedumkandam custodial death, police officials including superintendent of police were alleged to have involved in the crime.