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NAUSORI HIGHLANDS MURDER TRIAL; $5600 Found In Isoof’s Bedroom: Witness  

Muhammed Raheesh Isoof denies murder charges. It is alleged that Isoof murdered Nirmal Kumar, 63, his wife Usha Devi, 54, their daughter Nileshni Kajal, 34, and Ms Kajal’s daughters Sanah Singh, 11, Samarah Singh, 8 at Nausori Highlands in August 2019.
04 Jan 2022 10:33
NAUSORI HIGHLANDS MURDER TRIAL; $5600 Found In Isoof’s Bedroom: Witness  

Isoof took out an envelope from a blue traveling bag containing $5,600 cash in $100 bills on the day his house was searched by Police officers.

This was revealed by Inspector Vikash Prasad who is the Prosecution’s 43rd witness in the murder trial of Muhammed Raheesh Isoof facing five counts of murder and one count of attempted murder charges.

The trial is presided by High Court Judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe.

 

The Charges:

Muhammed Raheesh Isoof denies murder charges. It is alleged that Isoof murdered Nirmal Kumar, 63, his wife Usha Devi, 54, their daughter Nileshni Kajal, 34, and Ms Kajal’s daughters Sanah Singh, 11, Samarah Singh, 8 at Nausori Highlands in August 2019.

He also denies one count of attempted murder of Samaira Kumar who was found abandoned near the bodies of five deceased persons at Nausori Highlands.

 

Representations:

The State prosecutors are Semi Babitu, Taitusi Tuenuku, and Prenika Lata from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The defence counsel is Iqbal Khan from Iqbal Khan and Associates.

 

Trial Day 10:

Prosecution Witness 41: Sergeant Josateki Seuseu

Sergeant Seuseu told the court that in 2019, he was serving at the Forensic Unit in the Fiji Police Force. He was responsible for crime scene examination by way of photographs, sketches, uplifting, and securing of evidence.

He said on August 26, 2019, at 10.15 am, he was at Lautoka Police Station when he received a call from Inspector Sakiusa Jitoko informing him of the bodies found at Nausori Highlands, to read the full account from our reporter Ashna Kumar, do so by subscribing to the Fiji Sun e-edition.

 

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