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

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former TV serial Ilyasi on Tuesday moved the 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, of magazine, faced the trial for 17 years in the dowry death of wife

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

Charges were later framed against Ilyasi after his 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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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:46 IST