Cases registered against granny and father of toddler killed in Kochi hotel

Cases registered against granny and father of toddler killed in Kochi hotel

Kochi: Police investigating the shocking murder of one-and-a-half-year-old Nora Maria have booked her father and grandmother. Nora's father Sajeev will be taken into custody on charges of not providing the toddler adequate protection. Grandmother Sipsi has been booked under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 for endangering her life.The accused confessed that he resorted to the extreme step to wreak vengeance on Sipsi. Though preliminary investigations revealed that Sipsi had no role in the murder, police stated that she was involved in many criminal cases in the past. Kochi City Police Commissioner C H Nagaraju said Sipsi was an active drug trafficker and often used Nora and her five-year-old brother Lenin as a shield for her deals.