Verdict in Jisha murder case on December 12

Jisha and Ameer ul-Islam. File photos

Kochi: A trial court here will pronounce its verdict in the sensational Jisha rape-murder case on Tuesday.

The Ernakulam principal sessions court completed the trial in the case on Wednesday and reserved the verdict for December 12.

Assam native Ameer-ul Islam is the lone accused in the case. The final hearing in the case began on November 21. The court had last month finished cross-examination of Islam. Jisha was found murdered at her house near Vattolippadi, Perumbavoor, on April 28, 2016. Jisha's mother Rajeswari had requested the court to complete the trial in a speedy manner.

Jisha's father was found dead last month. The body of Pappu, who was undergoing medical treatment for a while, was found on a road near his house. He was staying away from his wife.

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