Snakebite death: Forest dept too slaps case against Sooraj

Kollam: Investigation tightens and more evidence is unearthed in the snakebite murder of a young woman at Anchal in Kerala's Kollam district.

Crime Branch, now tasked with the case, is also looking into whether Sooraj's family had any role n the murder of 25-year-old Uthra. After 27-year-old Sooraj confessed to the crime on Sunday, the woman's kin had alleged that his parents too could be involved.

The investigation team is now combing through the crime scenes to gather more evidence.

The court had earlier remanded the accused for four days in police custody.

The Forest department too has filed a case against Sooraj and Suresh under the Wildlife Protection Act. Desk: Asianet Online