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Jisha murder case: SIT files chargesheet against the accused

Updated: Sep 17, 2016 17:01 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 17 (ANI): In the Jisha murder case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Kerala Police filed a chargesheet today against the accused Amirul Islam before Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court.

The charges against Islam have been filed under IPC sections are-- 376 (punishment for rape), 376A (punishment for causing death or resulting in persistent vegetative state of victim), 442 (house trespass), 449 (house-trespass in order to commit offence punishable with death), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offense, or giving false information to screen offender), 302 (punishment for murder) and charges on Dalit Atrocities Prevention Act.

The chargesheet of the case revealed that the accused Amirul Islam of Assam murdered victim Jisha following an attempt to rape her at latter's residence in Iringol near Perumbavoor.

Earlier, Amir Ul Islam, the accused in the brutal rape and murder of Dalit student Jisha, was sent to 10-day police custody.

The police had the Assam native's custody for detailed interrogation and evidence collection. Based on this, the court granted the police the permission to keep him in custody until June 30.

According to reports, the police has also taken Ameer ul-Islam's brother, Badar ul-Islam, into custody from Perumbavoor.

The accused in the brutal rape and murder of Dalit student Jisha was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by the Perumbavoor Court on Friday.

The Kerala High Court had last week rejected the plea for a CBI probe into the case, stating that the new SIT had been set up in the case

The 29-year-old law student was brutally raped and murdered on April 28, in which her body sustained at least 30 injuries, including on her private parts. (ANI)

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