Now that justice has been delivered in the Jisha murder case, probe details reveal that 95 per cent of the case investigation, which included the collection of scientific evidence, DNA samples
State police chief Loknath Behera attributed the success in cracking the case to the investigators’ good teamwork.
A hearing to decide the quantum of punishment to the lone convict found guilty in the rape and murder of a 30-year-old Dalit law student in Kerala last year, was held in a trial court here yesterday.
Terming the rape and murder of Jisha, a 30-year-old law student from Perumbavoor, as a ‘rarest of the rare cases’, the prosecution sought the death sentence for Ameerul Islam.
Jisha murder case: Court dismisses convict Ameerul Islam's plea, decision on quantum of punishment adjourned till tomorrow
The Special Investigation Team probing the case had used DNA technology and verification of call record details to prove Islam's involvement in the crime.
The Ernakulam Principal and Sessions court will today pronounce the quantum of sentence for Amirul Islam, who was found guilty in the controversial murder of Jisha, a Dalit law student in Kerala.
After the gruesome murder of Jisha, the accused Ameerul Islam who left Perumbavoor on the night of April 28, 2016, was vigilant not to use his mobile phone to avoid being tracked and caught.