India

Fresh probe ordered into Kaviyoor sex case

  • IANS, Thiruvananthapuram
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  • Updated: Feb 02, 2013 03:16 IST

A CBI court on Saturday ordered a fresh probe into the sensational 2004 Kaviyoor suicide, in which five members of a family were found dead in their home, to find out if any politicians were involved.

 

The bodies were found near Thiruvalla, 130 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram.

The case hit headlines then because the dead included a 14-year-old girl Anekha, who was allegedly sexually exploited after a family friend Latha Nair promised her roles in films and TV serials.

The CBI court ordered a fresh probe after dismissing the report of the CBI team that concluded that Anekha was sexually exploited by her father.

The new directive from the court came after Anekha's uncle filed a petition.

 

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