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Bitti Mohanty's identity verified, he'll be brought back to Kerala

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Mar 16, 2013 at 08:32am IST

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Jaipur: The identity of German woman rape case convict Bitti Mohanty was on Saturday established after Kerala Police matched his finger prints and examined records. A five-member team of Kerala Police matched his finger prints in Jaipur jail, said Jaipur police commissioner BL Soni. "The team collected evidence and matched his finger prints which verified that the person in their custody is Bitti Mohanty," Soni said.

Kerala Police will be taking Bitti back to Kerala from Rajasthan after getting evidence that shows his certificates in Raghav Rajan's name were forged. The police are likely to question Bitti's father and former Odisha DGP BB Mohanty as well.

The police team had examined records in Rajasthan's Alwar jail which also established Bitti's identity. "Those who were in the investigating team of the rape case in Alwar also identified Mohanty," the commissioner said.

Bitti was arrested in Kerala on March 8 on a complaint by a bank following an anonymous letter to the bank stating that the probationary officer working as Raghav Rajan was the convicted son of BB Mohanty. Bitti was arrested on charges of impersonation, forgery and cheating in Kunnur district.

Bitty had been hiding from the law ever since he jumped parole in 2006 from Alwar jail in Rajasthan. He was convicted by a local court in Alwar for raping his German friend in 2006 and was released in November 2006 on parole from Jaipur to meet his ailing mother at Cuttack, Odisha.

With Additional Inputs from PTI

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