Investigating officer recognises accused

The investigating officer in the Vithura sex-scandal case on Wednesday identified the accused during a hearing held at the Special Court here. V. Peter, who was Circle Inspector at the Kochi Harbour police station, testified before Special Court judge S. Shahjahan that he had arrested the accused persons, and had produced many among them for conducting an identification parade.

He also testified that the victim had identified the accused at the parade. Mr. Peter has retired from police service. — Staff Reporter