Two Accused in Blackmail Case Remanded

Published: 05th August 2014 08:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2014 08:48 AM   |  A+A-


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Judicial First Class Magistrate Court-I at Nedumangad near here on Monday remanded Bindhya Thomas and Ruksana, accused in the blackmailing case, to judicial custody for two weeks.

Both the accused were produced in the court on Monday afternoon in connection with the case pertaining to the suicide of Venjarammoodu native Raveendran. 

Ruksana who fainted in the court was taken to the taluk hospital as per the court’s directive.

Later, she was brought back to the court after doctors certified that her condition was stable. 

Meanwhile, they moved a bail application which will be taken up for hearing on Tuesday. The two have been booked under charges of  abetment to suicide, conspiracy, threatening and physical assault and are lodged in the Attakulangara Women’s prison here.

The Venjarammoodu police had brought Bindhya Thomas and Ruksana to Venjarammoodu from Kochi for questioning. 

It has been said that a suicide note of Raveendran had mentioned about the blackmailing. Jayachandran, another accused  in the blackmailing case, was also charged with abetting suicide.

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