Murder of real estate broker: SIT to submit documents

Sources said Special Branch DySP Shamsudheen S investigating the case held consultations with the Director General of Prosecution on Friday.

Published: 15th October 2017 01:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th October 2017 09:15 AM   |  A+A-

Kerala High Court

By Express News Service

THRISSUR: The special investigation team has prepared all relevant documents to be submitted in the High Court against the alleged involvement of advocate CP Udayabhanu in the murder of a real estate broker in Chalakudy.Sources said Special Branch DySP (Thrissur Rural) Shamsudheen S investigating the case held consultations with the Director General of Prosecution on Friday.

Though he refused to divulge any major developments, he said they have prepared details about the senior lawyer in the case and it will be presented before the High Court on Monday during the next hearing on the anticipatory bail plea of Udayabhanu.

He said questioning the lawyer would be necessary. “Let the court take a decision after going through the documents,” the officer said. HC had earlier given an order to the SIT not to arrest or initiate any procedure against the lawyer till October 16.   

The family of Rajeev, the victim, had also given a statement against the lawyer. They alleged the lawyer had given an advance of Rs 70 lakh to him for two land deals worth more than RS 4 core and there were issues between them after Udayabhanu failed to pay the money for the deal within the stipulated time.

CCTV footage of the lawyer visiting Rajeev’s house in Angamaly was also retrieved by the SIT.

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