Palakkad: The Palakkad POCSO Court on Saturday granted permission to the Nishantini IPS led Special Investigation Team to carry out reinvestigation in the Walayar case.
The court’s decision was while considering the plea filed by the SIT.
The investigation team led by SP Nishantini had filed an application in the Palakkad POCSO court yesterday for further investigation. The prosecution told the court that more evidence was to be collected and that the government had appointed a special team to investigate further. On January 19, the government appointed a SIT to investigate the case until the team from CBI takes over.
The team will be led by Nishantini IPS. Crime Branch SP AS Raju and DCP Hemalatha will be part of the probe team.