DGP says no major lapses in initial stage over Jisha murder probe

Friday, May 6, 2016,12:50 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | With Kerala Police yet to find any success in nabbing the accused in the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit law student Jisha a week ago, its chief T P Senkumar has rejected suggestions that there were any major lapses by the force initially which have impacted the probe.

After holding a meeting with the top cops supervising the case at nearby Perumbavoor late evening yesterday, Senkumar said a scientific, professional investigation is progressing in the case but admitted that they could not reach a sudden detection.

We are doing a professional work. Many experts in the police team have been called in to assist the probe. We are taking all types of inputs. Scientific, professional investigation is on. We have not reached a sudden detection but the probe is in progress, he told reporters.

The top police officer said there were not much lapses from the local police in the initial stage of the investigation.

If there is any minor lapses, we don’t need to examine that at this stage. Nothing impacting the investigation has happened. Investigation team is doing a very good professional work. I am sure that it will succeed, he said.

Senkumar said many personnel in state police, who are experts in investigating the crime, have joined the special investigation team to assist them in the probe.