Kerala Police cracked 675 criminal cases, says a report prepared by the National Fingerprint Bureau for the year 2020.
The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to 10 of the 12 CPM activists accused in the killing of an IUML worker at Kannur on the day when assembly elections were held in the state in April this year.
The deceased was identified as Vipin Lal, 37, a resident of Thykkattuserry
The spade and the shovel used for digging the pit and kitchen floor, the kerosene lamp used during the crime and gold ornaments of Sindhu were recovered from Binoy's house.
The incident occurred early morning on Monday at Chinniyampalayam area on the Avinashi Road.
The police, who came in a private vehicle wearing plainclothes, nabbed Binoy when he came out from a teak-bamboo plantation at Perijankutty, where he had been staying for the last three days.
Sindhu of Kamakshy Thamadom was killed and buried in the kitchen by her neighbour Binoy.
On Friday when the relatives of Sindhu started digging the portion under the cooking area and removed about two feet of mud, they were shocked to see four fingers.
A case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has also been registered and an enquiry will be done to find the person who impregnated the minor girl.
The quantum of sentence would be pronounced on August 31.