Prime suspect Amir-Ul-Islam behind the Jisha murder case in Kerala was produced at the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in Perumbavoor on Tuesday, June 21, and he has been sent to police custody for 10 days for further investigation.
The police has also requested the court to abstain media from publishing the photos and videos of the suspect, saying it might affect the investigation, as they are yet to complete the identification parade and detailed questioning. Kerala DGP Lokanath Behera has also requested the media to corporate with the investigation. Amir has reportedly said he needs to go back home following the Judge's query. His brother Badar-Ul-Islam has also been taken into police custody from Perumbavoor.
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Meanwhile, during the identification parade held at District Jail in Kakkanad on Monday, Jisha's neighbour — the key witness — has reportedly identified the suspect as the person she had seen leaving from the victim's house on the day of murder. Three other neighbours and the shop keeper, who sold footwear to the suspect, are the other witnesses who will be asked to identify Amir in the coming days.
The Dalit law student was found dead in her house in Rayamangalam Panchayat in Ernakulam district on April 28 after a brutal attack that caused more than 30 injuries on her body and she was stabbed on her genitals using sharp weapons. Amir, a native of Assam, was arrested by the Kerala Police from Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu on June 16, nearly after 50 days of the murder. The suspect was remanded for 14 days under judicial custody after he was produced at the court in Perumbavoor on June 17.