CHENNAI: A 22-year old man, nabbed from Mumbai on the charge of killing his mother recently and raping and murdering a seven year old girl early this year, was brought here and remanded to judicial custody today.
Dashwanth was produced before a magistrate who remanded him to judicial custody. He was later lodged in the Puzhal Central Prison, police said.
A Tamil Nadu police special team brought the accused here from Mumbai last night.
He was arrested on December 6 in Mumbai but escaped from police custody the very next day.
Dashwant was nabbed again in a joint operation with the Maharashtra police on December 8.
He was first arrested in February this year for the alleged rape and murder of a seven year old girl and granted bail in September.
On December 2, he allegedly killed his mother Sarala and escaped with her jewellery.