Nilgiris court adjourns hearing on Kodanad case to Dec 2

“With the transfer of the case to CB-CID, more time was sought to investigate the case,” he said.
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COIMBATORE: A court in The Nilgiris on Friday adjourned hearing in the sensational Kodanad heist-cum-murder case to December 2 allowing more time for police to investigate.

Prime accused Sayan and ‘Walayar’ Manoj appeared for hearing in the case, which has been transferred to CB-CID for investigation.

Special public prosecutors M Shahjahan and Kanagaraj filed an intimation memo before the district sessions court judge P Murugan furnishing information on the case being taken over by the CB-CID police.

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Shahjahan told reporters that so far 316 persons were quizzed in the case.

“With the transfer of the case to CB-CID, more time was sought to investigate the case,” he said.

A gang broke into the Kodanad estate bungalow of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa following her demise and looted valuables after murdering the security guard on April 23, 2017.

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