22nd February 07:30 PM
Isoof who allegedly murdered five people in the Nausori Highlands further remanded in custody
By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 23/01/2020
Mohammed Isoof in an earlier court appearance [File Photo]

Mohammed Raheesh Isoof, who allegedly murdered five people in the Nausori Highlands in August last year has been further remanded in custody.

Defence lawyer, Iqbal Khan has requested clear CCTV footage and he was informed to write to the DPP’s Office detailing which CCTV footage was not clear.

The 62-year-old is facing five counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

He holds permanent residency in New Zealand.

The bodies were of a 63-year-old carpenter, Nirmal Kumar, his 54-year-old wife, Usha Devi, their 34-year-old daughter, Nileshni Kajal and Kajal's two daughters aged 11 and 8 years.

A 1-year-old child was also found crawling nearby.

The case has been adjourned to the 5th of next month for mention.

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