Kerala Hummer case: Chargesheet filed against beedi tycoon

  • PTI, Thrissur
  • Updated: Apr 04, 2015 14:34 IST

Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet in the murder of a 51-year-old security guard allegedly by beedi tycoon Mohammed Nisham at the Judicial First Class Magistrate court at Kunnamkulam.

The chargesheet contained scientific evidences and other documents to prove the charges, including murder, against Nisham, police said.

Statements of 12 eyewitnesses, including Nisham's wife Amal, had been been recorded under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Besides, statements of over 100 witnesses had also been recorded and attached with the chargesheet.

Police said they also have plans to move court for a speedy trial.

The businessman, who was in an inebriated state, had allegedly, in a fit of rage, assaulted Chandrabose and later rammed his luxury vehicle into him over delay in opening the gate of his residential complex in Thrissur on January 29.

The guard succumbed to injuries on February 16.

The case had evoked widespread protests across the state.

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