Thiruvananthapuram: A special court here will again record the statements of the accused in a case related to the manipulation in the work book of the chemical examination conducted on Sister Abhaya's body.
Thiruvananthapuram Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) will Wednesday record the statements of R Geetha, Chief Chemical Examiner of Chemical Examiners Laboratory, Thiruvananthapuram, and Joint Chemical examiner M Chithra, who are accused of manipulating the work book of the chemical examination conducted on the nun's body.
The case was filed against the accused following a plea by Jomon Puthenpurackal, the convener of the Abhaya Case Action Council.
The examination of the internal organs of Abhaya was conducted at the Chemical Analysis Lab, Thiruvananthapuram, in 1992.
The prosecution case is that the accused pursuant to the criminal conspiracy hatched with the accused involved in the murder of Abahaya, and also some influential political leaders and senior police officers in the Police Head Quarters who were interested in screening such accused, had forged the entries in the records of the lab. They erased the previous entries recorded.
After the allegation the magistrate court had sent the work book to the forensic lab, Hyderabad. Then the lab submitted report with photograph, indicating that correction had been made after erasing previous entries.