The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a petition filed by the mother of Ramkumar, prime accused in the murder of a woman IT employee, seeking a CBI probe in the case. Justice P N Prakash reserved his orders, after advocate Ramaraj, counsel for Ramkumar’s mother Pushpam, charged state police with slapping a false case on the… Continue reading "Swathi case: HC reserves order on Ramkumar mom’s plea for CBI probe"
Madras High Court today struck down a lower court’s order to take Ram Kumar, main accused in the June 24 murder of a IT professional, to the crime scene and directed prison officials to make arrangements in jail to take his photographs, videographs and other measurements to enable them to compare it with video footage already with the police. “In… Continue reading "Swathi murder: HC allows cops to videograph Ramkumar"
Counsel for P Ramkumar, the accused in the sensational murder case of techie S Swathi, on Monday approached the Madras high court, seeking an order refraining the police from taking video of Ramkumar. Ramkumar’s advocate Ramraj filed a petition in the HC and requested to take it as urgent plea. However, his request was turned down by the court. The… Continue reading "Swathi murder: HC declines request by Ramkumar counsel"
The police have decided to take video of Ramkumar, the accused in the murder case of techie Swathi, and to match it with with the visuals obtained from CCTV cameras located close to Nungambakkam railway station on the day of crime- June 24. The 14th Magistrate Metropolitan court has agreed to provide Ramkumar one day police custody to recreate the… Continue reading "Swathi murder: Ramkumar to enacte crime, cops to videograph it"
The Chennai police has sought for an additional one day custody of P Ramkumar, the accused in the techie Swathi
P Ramkumar, the accused in the murder of Infosys engineer S Swathi, was sent to the Puzhal prison on Friday evening after three days of police custody. Meanwhile, police sources said he had confessed to proposing to Swathi, but she had rebuffed him. He is reported to have told the police that after celebrating his birthday in his hometown on… Continue reading "Ramkumar back in jail, as police custody ends"
Swathi murder accused P Ramkumar has been taken to an undisclosed location for interrogation by the city police. The Egmore metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday granted three days police custody of the accused. Ram Kumar was produced before Magistrate Gopinath, in-charge of the X1Vth
Eleven days after the dramatic arrest of P Ramkumar in the Swathi murder case, two witnesses — Swathi’s father and a bookseller on the Nungambakkam railway platform — have identified him as the software engineer’s assailant. According to sources, K P S Devaraj, the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Nungambakkam, who is also the investigation officer in the case, arranged for… Continue reading "Swathi’s father, shopkeeper identify Ramkumar as techie’s murderer"
Another lawyers steps in for Ramkumar, blames cops: After advocate G Krishnamurthy announced pulling out from Swathi murder case, another lawyer has now stepped into the scene. He is S P Ramaraj, who claims he met accused Ramkumar in Puzhal prison with the consent of his parents. “I know Ramkumar’s family for many years. The entire family is traumatised now,”… Continue reading "Another lawyers steps in for Ramkumar, blames cops"
Thirumavalavan wants CBI probe into Swathi murder case: Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) president Thol Thirumavalavan has said the murder case of Infosys techie Swathi should be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation. Stating that doubts were raised in certain quarters about the police