Special Investigation Team Formed to Investigate the Elanthoor Human Sacrifice Case


Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Police Chief Anil Kant has ordered the formation of a special investigation team to investigate the cases registered in relation to the killing of two women in the brutal human sacrifice case.

Kochi City Police Deputy Commissioner S Sasidharan will be the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the case. Perumbavoor ASP Anuj Paliwal will be the lead investigator.

Ernakulam Central Deputy Commissioner C Jayakumar, Kadavantra Station Constable Baiju Jose, Kaladi Station Constable Anup NA are the investigators, and Elamakara Police Station Sub-Inspector Aine Babu and Kaladi Bipin TB Police Station Sub-Inspector are members of the Special Investigation Team.

The investigation team will work under the direct supervision of the law and order department of the ADGP, sources said.

Earlier Wednesday, a shocking revelation emerged in the police pre-trial detention report in the ‘human sacrifice’ case.

According to the report, one of the female victims was cut into 56 pieces by the defendant in the ‘human sacrifice’ case. The pre-trial detention report further revealed that the accused Muhammad Shafi and the accused woman Laila inserted a knife into the vagina of the victims.

According to the remand report, “To obtain economic prosperity, the two defendants, Bhagaval Singh and Laila conspired for the crime with the help of the main defendant Muhammed Shafi.”

“On 26-09-2022, Shafi approached Padma, 52, who was selling lottery tickets in Kochi. Shafi lured her by offering 15,000 rupees for sex work. Then she agreed and went with Shafi at the home of Bhagaval Singh and Laila in Pathanamthitta district. There the accused strangled her with a plastic rope around her neck to render her unconscious. After that, Shafi inserted a knife into Padma’s vagina , then he slit her throat for killing her. After that they cut her into 56 pieces and put her in buckets and then buried her in the pit,” the report said.

Another incident occurred in June this year. Defendant Shafi approached another woman, Roslin in Kottayam district and lured her by offering Rs 10 lakh for starring in a blue film. She agreed and went to the same place as the couple’s house. There they tied his hands and legs to a bed, and a cloth was inserted into his mouth and put in a cast. While unconscious, the accused Laila inserted a knife into the victim’s vagina. Then she slit her throat. Then the second defendant, Bhagaval Singh, cut off the victim’s breast and kept it. And the three defendants together cut her into pieces and buried her in the pit.”

A day after the alleged case of human sacrifice in Kerala came to light, Kerala Police revealed on Wednesday that the alleged defendant in the case may have eaten the flesh of the victims. Kochi Commissioner CH Nagraju told a press conference that Shafi, the main defendant, is a pervert and has a criminal past.

The issue was highlighted on Tuesday as three people, including a woman, were suspected of luring and killing the women allegedly as a human sacrifice in black magic rituals, the city’s police commissioner confirmed earlier on Tuesday. city, CH Nagaraju.

Police arrested three people, identified as a Shafi, and the husband-wife couple of Bhagaval Singh and Laila.

The Ernakulam Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday placed the three defendants in custody for 14 days which will end on October 26.

Police are also investigating whether sexual exploitation was committed by the main accused. ANI


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