Grishma murder case: Surat court sentences her stalker Fenil Goyani to death
The police had filed a 2,500-page charge sheet within a week of the incident, and later also submitted 120 documentary pieces of evidence to strengthen the case. Many onlookers had captured the entire incident on their smartphones. The video clips and the eyewitness accounts of 25 people proved as crucial pieces of evidence for the prosecution.
He was upset after she refused to be in a relationship with him. He had also stabbed Vekariya's brother and uncle when they tried to rescue her and later injured himself with the same knife.
The police, who first took him to a hospital in Kamrej, had arrested him on February 16.
A video clip of the incident had created a huge uproar after it went viral on social media platforms,.
While delivering the judgment on Thursday, the judge noted that Goyani had shown no signs of remorse during the entire case trial.
Describing the crime scene, judge Vyas also said the accused had shown no mercy while slitting Vekariya's throat using a large knife.
The woman's father, Nandlal Vekariya, said he was satisfied with the court's verdict. ''Such a punishment is needed to send a strong message in society that the guilty will not be spared. I am also thankful to minister Sanghavi, former MLA Praful Pansuria, and Kamrej police for extending support to my family and ensuring delivery of justice in just 70 days,'' he said.
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