Mithila Mohan case: Crime Branch told to file statement

The Kerala High Court has directed the Crime Branch (CB) probing the Mithila Mohan case to file a statement explaining the details of the additional evidence collected by it after filing the last repo

Published: 11th November 2017 10:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th November 2017 11:08 AM   |  A+A-

Kerala High Court

By Express News Service

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court has directed the Crime Branch (CB) probing the Mithila Mohan case to file a statement explaining the details of the additional evidence collected by it after filing the last report in the court.

The investigating officer should clearly inform the progress of the probe, the court held.The prosecutor submitted urgent steps were being taken by a new team constituted under the supervision of a Superintendent of Police and sought three months’ time to file a report.However, the petitioner’s counsel opposed the plea.

Following this, the court directed to file the report on or before December 1. The court stated it was not satisfied with the manner in which the probe was progressing. The court will consider the matter on merits immediately after December 1.

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