TCS techie Uma Maheswari murder case shifted to CB-CID
February 25, 2014 - Hyderabad
The Tamil Nadu police on Monday transferred the Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) software engineer Uma Maheswari death case to CB-CID. The officials of the investigating agency inspected the spot where the dead body was found. Official said that the mobile of the techie was switched off a few minutes after she left the office. The Tamil Nadu government has announced a reward of Rs.2 lakhs to those who give clues in the case. The autopsy revealed that she was stabbed that led to her death.
It may be recalled here that Maheswari, a native of Salem lived in Medavakkam and had been working with TCS at Siruseri since February 2013. She was last seen on February 13 night and the decomposed body found near her office premises near Siruseri in the city outskirts on Sunday, nine days after she went missing.
Following directions from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha, DGP K Ramanujam visited the spot. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been deployed to pick up suspicious movement of people around the spot. Higher officials have placed Kelambakkam station inspector Subbaiah under suspension for his laxity in the investigation of the case.
Doctors say that they are not able to confirm whether she was sexually assaulted or not but sent the samples to lab test only then can confirm.