Ilyasi moves HC against conviction for wife’s murder, pleads for bail

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New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court to challenge a trial court order to convict him for the murder of his wife in 2000 and imprisonment for life.

Ilyasi, who is in custody after his conviction on December 20, 2017, for stabbing his wife to death, has also filed a bail application before the High Court.

Ilyasi, Editor-in-Chief of Bureaucracy Today magazine, faced the trial for 17 years in the dowry death of wife Anju Ilyasi.

Anju died on January 11, 2000, at her Mayur Vihar house.

Charges were later framed against Ilyasi after his sisters-in-law and mother-in-law alleged that he used to torture his wife for dowry.

Ilyasi shot to fame after hosting reality TV show “India’s Most Wanted”.

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–IANS

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