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Powerful motive behind Jessica's killing: Jethmalani

November 09, 2006 18:45 IST

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Senior counsel Ram Jethmalani, defending Jessica Lal murder prime accused Manu Sharma, submitted before the Delhi High Court on Thursday that the model was not killed because she had refused to serve the accused a drink but by someone who had a 'much more powerful motive.'

Appearing before the Division bench comprising Justices R S Sodhi and P K Bhasin, he claimed that so far in the trial, the truth had been suppressed and said he would conclude, by the next hearing, his argument over the clinching theory of two weapons, which had won Manu acquittal in the trial court. 

Jethmalani had claimed on Wednesday he could prove that the model was shot dead by someone else and not Manu Sharma. He claimed that a Sikh man was the actual killer and that he would reveal his identity soon.


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Number of User Comments: 10

Sub: A true politician

This comment from Mr Jethmalani te;s that he is a true politician. Tne Supreme court should have some guidelines for the Lawyers too. Probably punish ...

Posted by amar

Sub: Shame on you Mr Jethmalani

Does this guy has any shame? And he was our Law minister!

Posted by Chanakya

Sub: Jethmalani adds another twist

Typical of what a good attroney should do: Plan A, create reasonable doubt; and Plan B, blame someone else. Who knows, with the kind of ...

Posted by labrea

Sub: Jessica Lal murder case

Jethmalani proved my teenage convictions more real than my convictions today. I like movies like Damini & Meri Jung where justice was a result of ...

Posted by Natraj

Sub: jesica murder case

JETHMALANI shd immediately retire to safeguard his honour.

Posted by m banerjee



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