Sister Abhaya died of head injury, forensic expert tells CBI court
Thiruvananthapuram: In a what could be a crucial statement in the Sister Abhaya murder case, a witness has said that the nun died due to injuries to her head.
The statement was made by forensic expert V. Kanthaswami at the CBI special court here.
The crime branch were of the assumption that Sr. Abhaya had committed suicide by jumping into a well. However, Kanthaswami stated that there was no evidence of suicide.
Kanthaswami’s statement is the most crucial statement in the case. During investigations it was found that Sr. Abhaya had sustained grievous injuries to her head. Kanthaswami clarified that this injury was the cause of her death.
Kanthaswami’s statement solidifies that argument that Sr. Abhaya was murdered. His statement could be decisive as several witnesses in the case had changed their statements.