Thrissur: Police today filed a chargesheet in the sensational murder of a 51-year-old security guard allegedly by beedi tycoon Mohammed Nisham at the Judicial First Class Magistrate court at nearby Kunnamkulam.

The chargesheet contained scientific evidences and other documents to prove the charges, including murder, against Nisham, police said.

Statements of 12 eyewitnesses, including Nisham’s wife Amal, had been been recorded under section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. Besides, statements of over 100 witnesses had also been recorded and attached with the chargesheet.

Police said they also have plans to move court for a speedy trial.

The businessman, who was in an inebriated state, had allegedly in a fit of rage assaulted Chandrabose and later rammed his luxury vehicle into him over delay in opening the gate of his residential complex here on January 29.

The guard succumbed to injuries on February 16.

The case had evoked widespread protests across the state.