From L-R:Co-accused Sukant Pradhan, Purna Chandra Swain and Premananda Nayak
From L-R: Co-accused Sukant Pradhan, Purna Chandra Swain and Premananda Nayak
Bhubaneswar: The co-accused behind the Pipili gang-rape case namely Purna Chandra Swain alias Guna, Premananda Nayak and Sukant Pradhan alias Abua were subjected to lie detection test at the State Forensic Laboratory in Bhubaneswar today.

The polygraph test on the three co- accused was decided by the Crime Branch in view of the sensitive nature of the case.

It is noteworthy to mention that earlier on January 21 Crime Branch had conducted the lie-detection test of prime accused Prashant Pradhan alias Pasei with the permission of the Odisha High Court.

All the three co-accused along with prime-accused Prashant were presented before the Pipili court today, sources said.