COIMBATORE: The team of CBI officials investigating the Pollachi sexual assault case conducted a search at a suspect’s residence at MGR Nagar near Makkinampatti in Pollachi on Monday. “A four-member team searched the house for more than an hour and seized a few documents among other items. They also questioned the suspect’s family members,” said official sources.
The sources added that the CBI officials were often conducting an investigation with the suspects, who were allegedly involved in the sexual assault and the attack case -- registered against a four-member gang for allegedly threatening the victim’s brother to withdraw the case. “The team has called three more youth for investigation. Apart from this, it plans to hold an inquiry with a few more people for the first time,” a source said.
After taking over the case on April 26, the team held an inquiry with a victim, all the five suspects and their families. Later, it collected details of out-patients from government Pollachi hospital to know whether anyone related to the case received treatment at the hospital in February.