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Indian court convicts man over brutal rape and murder of student

Muhammed Ameerul Islam (front) could receive the death penalty

By: Sarwar Alam

An Indian court on Tuesday (12) found a man guilty of raping and murdering a law student in a frenzied knife attack in southern Kerala state that sparked nationwide outrage. The murdered student was found dead in a pool of blood in her home in Perumbavoor town on April 28, 2016, with nearly 30 stab wounds and bite marks on her severely disfigured corpse. Muhammed Ameerul Islam was convicted by a district court in Kerala over the brutal attack, which drew comparisons with the high-profile gang-rape and murder of a Delhi student in 2012. “The court found him guilty of…

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