Friday, November 13, 2009

Court asks police to file forensic reports-Jigisha murder


A Delhi court on Friday gave the last opportunity to the police for filing forensic test reports in the murder case of IT executive Jigisha Ghosh, the probe into which led to cracking of murder mystery of TV scribe Soumya Vishwanathan.

Issuing a notice to the investigating officer (IO) in Ghosh case, additional sessions judge said the reports be filed on December five, the next date of hearing, as it would be the last opportunity.

The articles, clothes and other objects, belonging to Ghosh, were sent to forensic science laboratory by the police for examination.

The court, which was to hear arguments on framing of charges against five persons, including key accused Ravi Kapoor, adjourned the matter.

Ghosh, 28, was killed on March 18 this year while returning from a call centre. The recovery of the weapon allegedly used in the murder of the IT executive had led to the cracking of the killing of Soumya also.

Soumya was shot dead on the night of September 30 last year when she was returning home by her car from office in the wee hours.

Besides Kapoor, other accused in the cases are Amit Shukla, Ajay Kumar, Baljit Malik and Ajay Sethi. They have been booked under various provisions of IPC and MCOCA dealing with robbery, murder, criminal conspiracy and running an organised crime syndicate.

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