Pollachi sexual assault case: CB-CID summons Congress leader

Chennai: In a fresh development in the Pollachi sexual assault case, the CB-CID has summoned Congress leader Mayura Jayakumar as part of investigation into the shocking crime.

According to sources, the summons was issued to seek explanation from Jayakumar based on allegations made by the main accused in the case, Thirunavukkarasu.

He has been asked to appear before investigating officers 25 March.

During his four-day police custody, Thirunavukkarasu allegedly told the CB-CID officers that he was with Mayura Jayakumar 12 February, the day a college student was sexually assaulted by him and his friends.

The Pollachi sexual assault case was transferred to the CB-CID 12 March. It was later shifted to the CBI.

Naomi N