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Techie murder case: Swathi’s father, vendor identify Ram Kumar as killer

Two witnesses on Tuesday identified engineering graduate Ram Kumar, prime accused in the murder of a Chennai-based woman IT employee, as the man who stalked and hacked the victim to death.

india Updated: Jul 13, 2016 10:50 IST
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Santhana Gopalakrishnan, victim Swathi’s father, and Sivakumar, a bookseller at Nungambakkam railway station, among 20 others took part in the identification parade conducted at Puzhal prison.(Special Arrangement)

Two witnesses on Tuesday identified engineering graduate Ram Kumar, prime accused in the murder of a Chennai-based woman IT employee, as the man who stalked and hacked the victim to death.

Santhana Gopalakrishnan, victim Swathi’s father, and Sivakumar, a bookseller at Nungambakkam railway station, among 20 others took part in the identification parade conducted at the Puzhal prison.

According to The Hindu-Tamil, at 10:45 am, ten persons with similar build and facial structure took part in an identification parade in front of a judge.

Ram Kumar is currently lodged in the Puzhal prison.

He allegedly attempted suicide when surrounded by the police on July 1 in his native village in Tirunelveli district.