The special court of Central Bureau of Investigation CBI today pronounced the judgment in sister Abhaya's murder case. Three accused persons are Fr.Thomas M Kottoor, Fr.Jose Poothrikkayil, and Sister Sefi. One of them Fr. Jose Poothrikkayil has been acquitted due to lack of evidence against him in the murder.
However, other two accused Fr.Thomas M Koottoor and sister Sefi would continue in the judicial custody, face the trial. The case goes back to 1992, March 27th, where sister Abhaya, residing at Pius X convent, Kottayam, was found be murdered.