KOCHI: In a chilling reminder of the ‘Nirbhaya’ incident in New Delhi, Jisha, an LLB student in Kuruppampady near Perumbavoor was brutally tortured and sexually assaulted before being murdered, revealed the postmortem report.
The report also revealed that the culprit had used a sharp weapon to extract her intestines. Jisha suffered over 30 stab injuries. Her chest was pierced by a double-edged dagger. The severe injury inflicted on her head led to her death, according to the postmortem report. The postmortem was conducted at the Alappuzha Government Medical College.
According to officials, the samples have been sent for forensic examination, and the result is expected within a week.
Meanwhile, the probe into the murder has not gained any significant leads so far. According to the police officers, preliminary investigation revealed Jisha was murdered when she resisted the rape attempt. The police are yet to ascertain even the exact time of her death. A special investigation team headed by Perumbavoor DySP Anil Kumar is probing the case.
Rajesh K N, Circle Inspector, Kuruppampady, said the police have not yet received the postmortem report and could not comment on the progress of the probe. According to the investigators, migrant workers in the area were under their radar.
Jisha was found dead at her house on April 28 8.30 pm by her mother Rajeswari. According to the police, the victim completed her LLB course at the Government Law College, Ernakulam, but could not clear some subjects and had been preparing for the examinations of the pending papers.
Her father, Pappu, had separated from the family years ago. Her mother is a daily wage worker and the family has no close contacts with the neighbours.