‘Won`t claim Neeraj remains until Maria punished’
Nearly a month after the conclusion of trial in the sensational Neeraj Grover murder case, the remains of the victim are still lying in the Sessions Court with his family refusing to claim them.
Mumbai: Nearly a month after the conclusion
of trial in the sensational Neeraj Grover murder case, the
remains of the victim are still lying in the Sessions Court
with his family refusing to claim them.
"We are not going to claim the remains of our son till
the time Maria is punished," Grover`s mother Neelam said,
adding that they have not got justice.
The trial in the murder case concluded on July 1 and the
remains were given to the sessions department.
"We have given the articles to the sessions department,
which also includes the remains of Grover," a court official
Additional Sessions judge M W chandwani after passing the
judgement stated that Grover`s father Amarnath may claim the
remains of Neeraj consisting of 10 pieces of rib bones, femur
bone, skull and tooth.
"(The remains) may be given to the complainant, Amarnath
Grover for last rites of his son, if he desires, otherwise,
they be destroyed after the appeal period is over," the judge
The sessions court convicted actress Maria Susairaj for
destruction of evidence and her fiancé Naval officer Emile
Jerome for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and
destruction of evidence. Maria was sent to three years
imprisonment but later walked out of jail as she had spent
three years time as an undertrial, while Jerome was sent to
imprisonment for 10 years.
Actress Susairaj and Jerome were facing trial for the
murder of Grover who was stabbed to death at Susairaj`s Malad
house on May 7, 2008. She and Jerome allegedly disposed of the
body in the jungles of Manor.
Jerome had on the day of the murder flown from Kochi,
where he was posted. While police arrested Susairaj in Mumbai,
Crime Branch officers flew to Kochi and took Jerome in their
custody the same day and he was formally arrested the next