Kozhikode: Two police officers have been arrested in connection with Vadakara police custody death. SI Nijeesh and CPO Prajeesh were arrested. Murder case was filed against both of them. They were later released on station bail as they have anticipatory bail.
Sajeev died of a heart attack and was not beaten up in custody, claimed the police. In this case, the crime branch has written to the Regional Forensic Laboratory seeking the release of digital evidence sent for testing as soon as possible. This result will be crucial in the case.
In the investigation, the North Region IG had found that there was a serious failure from the part of the police officials in providing first aid to Sajeev. The police did not pay attention, when he informed chest pain several times. Those who tried to help were turned away. The report states that all this is a serious failure from the police.