By Express News Service
KOZHIKODE: Shaibin Ashraf, key accused within the homicide of Mysuru-based conventional medical practitioner Shaba Sharif, has instructed police that he owns Rs 350 crore value of belongings. According to the police, the Wayanad native disclosed a dramatic life sketch of himself throughout interrogation.
“As per his disclosure, he had amassed the wealth in a few years. However, we are yet to verify all these. The financial sources of Shaibin will be investigated,” stated Malappuram district police chief Sujith Das.
Born in a poor household at Maithanikunnu close to Sultan Bathery, Shaibin had eked out a residing as a cleaner in a lorry and as an autorickshaw driver previously. His fortune modified after his mom’s go to to the Gulf looking for a job. Soon, Shaibin additionally reached there and the household prospered.
“He told us that he had been into diesel trade along with some Arabs there. We don’t know the truth. In 2015, the construction of his palatial house started at Puthankunnu in Sultan Bathery which is worth crores of rupees,” a resident of Maithanikunnu stated.
Local residents say that Shaibin had helped many youth to go to the Gulf in addition to began varied companies in Wayanad earlier than shifting to Nilambur. He additionally had trusted gang members in Wayanad who have been his companions in companies like ginger cultivation, textiles and fish sale.
Meanwhile, the investigation crew probing the homicide of Shaba took second suspect Noushad Thangalath, a local of Sultan Bathery who revealed the crime to the police, to Shaibin’s home in Nilambur the place Shaba had been stored hostage for over a yr and killed. The proof assortment was held from the morning however the probe crew didn’t obtained any very important proof.
Nilambur Inspector of Police Sunil P stated the proof assortment is within the preliminary stage and it’ll proceed within the coming days. “Noushad will be taken to other crime spots including the Seethi Haji Bridge at Edavanna, from where the culprits threw pieces of Shaba’s body into the Chaliyar, as part of evidence collection soon,” stated the officer.
Noushad has been in police custody for 5 days whereas prime accused Shaibin and his co-accused Nishad and Shihabudheen, each natives of Sultan Bathery, are in judicial custody. The police will transfer the court docket in search of their custody.
Meanwhile, the police crew has intensified efforts to nab the opposite folks concerned within the case. The police crew can be checking the potential of involvement of the accused in different legal actions. In a pen drive handed over to the police by Noushad, there have been visuals giving clues on this regard. Shaba Sharif was killed by the gang in October 2020. The culprits lower his physique into a number of items and threw them within the Chaliyar close to Edavanna. The homicide got here to mild one-and-a-half years later.