Published On : Thu, Jul 14th, 2016

Jigisha Murder: All three accused found guilty

Jigisha Murder Case.
New Delhi/Nagpur:
All the three men – Amit Shukla, Baljeet Malik and Ravi Kapoor – accused in the murder of IT executive Jigisha Ghosh, have been found guilty.

The three men are also accused of killing TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan, who was shot dead on September 30, 2008, while returning home in her car from her office in the early hours.

Jigisha, 28, who was working with Hewitt Associate Pvt Ltd as operations manager, was abducted and killed on March 18, 2009, after she was dropped near her home in Vasant Vihar area of South Delhi by her official cab around 4 am.

The trial had begun on April 15, 2010 with examination of her father as the first prosecution witness.

The court had framed charges against the accused under IPC and Arms Act, dealing with murder, criminal conspiracy, abduction, robbery, forgery and using firearms.

The recovery of the weapon allegedly used in the murder of the IT executive had led to the cracking of the murder case of Soumya.