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Kerala sex scandal: CBI to conduct further probe

india Updated: Jul 10, 2006 23:06 IST
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Expressing dissatisfaction with the CBI's investigation into the Killiroor sex scandal, a judicial magistrate on Monday directed the agency to conduct further investigation into it.

The direction was issued by The Chief Judicial Magistrate, PD Sarandharan, while considering a petition by Janadhipatiya Vanitha Sangattana, seeking further investigation into the case involving the rape and subsequent death of a minor girl, Shari S Nair in 2005. She was allegedly taken to different places and raped by many persons after being promised roles in television serials.

Shari finally died after giving birth to a baby girl.

Directing further investigation, the court said that the agency had failed to investigation certain important points.

Earlier, the CBI filed a chargesheet before the CJM court against nine accused -- alleging offences punishable under criminal conspiracy, rape, procuring of a minor girl, criminal intimidation, cheating and causing disappearance of evidence.

The petitioner contended that the final report submitted by CBI was incomplete and sought a direction for further investigation into the cause of Shari's death.

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