The accused detained Rajendran of Kadakulam on the charge of robbery after a complaint filed by a private hospital in Kollam.
The victim, Yanbemo Mozhui, was arrested earlier in connection with an incident of assault on security guards at a bank branch in Bhandari town of Wokha district.
The high court was hearing a petition filed by the victim Angelo Valdaris' father, demanding that the accused policemen be charged with murder.
The accused persons, who were attached to Alappuzha South Police Station, on August 8, 1998, barged into the house of Thangal Kunju.
As part of committal proceedings, the sensational Sampath custodial murder case was transferred from Ernakulam chief judicial magistrate court to the CBI court in Kochi.
The court passed the order on a petition filed by relatives of the Maoists seeking to quash the Palakkad Sessions Judge's order allowing the police to cremate the bodies of the two Maoists.
A remand prisoner lodged at Neyyattinkara special sub-jail died on Thursday while being taken to the Medical College Hospital.
The former Maharashtra minister alleged that there was also delay in providing medical treatment to Singh after he was beaten by the police while in custody.
50-year-old Satya Prakash Shukla's son has alleged that his father had consumed poison following police torture in connection with the loot of Rs 26 lakh from a bank employee.
Vijay Singh, a resident of Sion area who worked as a medical representative in a pharmaceutical firm, died after he was detained at the Wadala Truck Terminus police station.
Cops says Shukla allegedly consumed poison and was rushed to a hospital in Sultanpur, where he died during treatment. However, family members of Shukla alleged that he was tortured by the police.
The victim's friend, wh was with him at the of the incident, alleged that the duty officer and constables beat up the victim and did not even give him water when he asked for it.
The family members of Balamurugan alleged foul play and claimed that the police department was responsible for his death.
Balamurugan was admitted in Government Rajaji Hospital on October 22 with knee injury. He was suffering from patella fracture and respiratory arrest.
However, when the case was taken up for hearing on Friday afternoon, the government pleader submitted that Balamurugan was alive and receiving treatment at GRH.