Infosys techie murder: Prime accused remanded 15 day judicial custody

Chennai, July 4: On Monday, July 4 Ram Kumar, the prime accused of Infosys techie murder case was brought to Royapettah General Hospital in Chennai while he was conscious and able to speak.

The 14th Metropolitan Magistrate Court judge, Gopinath visited the hospital and met the accused to record his statement. Ram Kumar has told everything to the magistrate and he has been sent to 15 days judicial custody, police confirmed.


Ram Kumar, was on Sunday, July 3 taken to Magistrate court in a ambulance amids tight security.

A special investigating team led by Assistant Police Commissioner, Nungambakkam, K P S Devaraj, Armed Reserve Police personnel of the district and a team of medical team were accompanying the ambulance.

On Friday, July 1 night, he tried to commit suicide by slashing his neck to evade arrest when police surrounded him. [Infosys techie murder case: Accused's statement recorded by police]

Gopinath directed that the accused be produced before a Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Chennai.

S Swathi, (24-year-old) employed with software company Infosys, was hacked to death at around 6:30 AM on June 24 while she was waiting to board a train at Nungambakkam Railway Station to her workplace on the city outskirts.

According to reports, Ram Kumar killed Swathi after she denied to accept his proposal. He also reportedly told Swathi that he was in love with her, which she rejected.

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