Bhubaneswar: Prashant Pradhan alias Pasei, main accused behind the Pipili gang-rape case was subjected to lie detection test at the State Forensic Laboratory in Bhubaneswar on saturday.
As per sources, the polygraph test on Prashant took around three hours as it was decided by the Crime Branch to conduct the test in view of the sensitive nature of the case.
“Lie detection test has been conducted on Prashant with due permission of the Odisha High Court” said investigating officer DSP Ramesh Chandra Sethi.
Moreover, the Crime Branch had taken Pasei for a Five-day remand from the court for investigation. Since the remand period of Pasei expired on Saturday, he was sent to the Nimapada jail till January 27, 2012.