By Nusrat Sidiq
SRINAGAR: A trial court on Tuesday recorded more statements in sensational murder case of a woman Rukhsana Jabeen who was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband seven years ago.
Dr Ruby Reshi from the department of pathology at government medical college Srinagar deposed before the third additional district principal session Judge to record her statement.
Additional public prosecutor Jahanara Shah on behalf of the state examined the witness. The accused namely Muzaffar Ahmed Mir of Gulberg Colony, Hyderpora allegedly killed his wife Rukhsana Jabeen, a nurse by profession at district hospital, Chattergam over a personal dispute on the interviewing night of 28 and 29 September 2010. The accused is lodged at Central Jail Srinagar since his arrest six years ago as two bail applications of the accused have been rejected by the court.
As per the post mortem report the cause of death was strangulation by a scooter cable.
According to police investigation, Jabeen was putting up at her parental home at Tengpora bypass on the fateful night. As per his confession with police station Batmaloo, the accused climbed the wall and entered into the house through the bathroom window where he strangulated his wife.
The case would be heard again on March 7. As many as 32 witnesses have so far deposed in the court.