The Particular Investigation Workforce (SIT) constituted to probe the loss of life of Panthirikkara native Ok. Irshad Nazar has zeroed in on the prime suspect and two of his shut aides within the case who had reportedly escaped to Dubai after the incident.
In line with police sources, the Kozhikode native, who was a part of a much bigger gold smuggling racket with nationwide and worldwide hyperlinks, will likely be introduced again to the State.
Irshad’s dad and mom too have held the person liable for the mysterious loss of life of their 26-year-old son who went lacking practically three weeks in the past. In line with them, the smuggler gang had killed him and dumped the physique within the river after fabricating a narrative to mislead the police. They mentioned the true sequences of incidents would come to mild solely with the arrest of all invisible individuals operated from overseas.
Irshad’s relations have give you a recent revelation that that they had been contacted by one of many suspects within the racket after affirmation of Irshad’s loss of life based mostly on the DNA check outcomes. In line with them, the person who contacted Irshad’s brother on cellphone on Friday sought cost of ₹10 lakh and claimed that Irshad was alive and could be launched on cost of the quantity.
Police sources mentioned the three suspects concerned within the abduction and suspected homicide reportedly left for Dubai on July 19 together with their households. They left from New Delhi Airport with out informing any of the native residents or kinfolk. In line with police sources, they’d be introduced again for an in depth interrogation inside a couple of weeks. Lookout notices would even be issued as a part of the procedures, they mentioned.
The police are ready for the re-examination of Irshad’s autopsy report as will probably be essential to substantiate whether or not he was killed or drowned. Although the cremation of Irshad’s physique was completed by one other household after complicated his stays with that of one other lacking man named Deepak, police sources mentioned it could not have an effect on the scientific probe. They mentioned the autopsy report and forensic particulars earlier ready within the identify of Deepak could be accessed and re-examined once more for locating the precise reason for loss of life.
Together with the continuing probe into the suspected homicide, a separate investigation workforce is at work to trace Deepak of Meppayur who had been lacking from his residence for a number of weeks. Deepak’s household that cremated Irshad’s physique has referred to as upon the police to accentuate the search.
It was on July 17 that the physique of Irshad was recovered from Kadaloor river, close to Koyilandy.