Jealous husband who stabbed his wife to loss of life after discovering sexts on her mobile phone from one more man old to posting ‘THE END’ on Fb is chanced on guilty of assassinate
- Shahab Ahmed, 35, had pleaded now not guilty to the assassinate of his wife
- Ahmed modified into convicted on Wednesday of murdering Khondkar Fariha Elahi, 29
- Ahmed stabbed wife over and over and watched her until she stopped breathing
Published: 02:43 BST, 8 Might presumably perhaps even 2019 | Updated: 03:13 BST, 8 Might presumably perhaps even 2019
A jealous husband who stabbed his wife 14 times after seeing sexual messages from their friend on her mobile phone has been chanced on guilty of her assassinate, with a judge rejecting he modified into substantially impaired by a depressive illness on the time.
Shahab Ahmed, 35, had pleaded now not guilty within the NSW Supreme Court to murdering his wife, Khondkar Fariha Elahi, 29, in their western Sydney unit in February 2017, claiming the partial defence of wide impairment by abnormality of mind.
But Justice Monika Schmidt, who presided over his trial with out a jury, on Wednesday chanced on this defence had now not been established.
Shahab Ahmed, 35, modified into chanced on guilty of murdering his wife Khondkar Fariha Elahi
Old to the attack, Ahmed had made a preference of inquiries ‘about the a form of punishments’ for infidelity per Islam, and ‘had turned his mind to punishing his wife,’ the court heard
‘The apparent ferocity of his attack .. is reasonably per deliberate acts and never appropriate a loss administration,’ she mentioned.
Ahmed viciously stabbed his wife including to her face, leaving the tip of the knife damaged between her teeth.
His pre-trial plea of guilty to manslaughter modified into now not current and Justice Schmidt convicted him of assassinate.
The judge mentioned the jealous husband watched Ms Elahi ‘until she had stopped breathing’ old to calling triple zero, later providing ‘a chilling description of all that he had performed to her’ to police.
Per the agreed info, he first turned suspicious of his wife’s affair with Omar Khan in April 2015.
A heated argument started on February 18 in 2017 when Ahmed snatched Ms Elahi’s mobile phone to read her messages old to dragging her into the bedroom and traumatic to know the fact.
Ahmed, who also went by the title Russel, later picked up a kitchen knife, pronouncing: ‘Whereas you occur to shout or impart, I will smash you. Give me accumulate admission to to your mobile phone. I will demonstrate that you’re lying. After proving that I will tear away.’
Ms Elahi unlocked her mobile phone but after seeing her ongoing contact with Mr Khan, including recent messages ‘of a sexual nature’, Ahmed started stabbing her over and over.
‘When the accused modified into stabbing her, the deceased modified into pronouncing ”Forgive me Russel, forgive me Russel”,’ the info stammer.
On February 18 in 2017, Ahmed demanded to leer his wife’s mobile mobile phone, dragging her spherical the home old to discovering recent messages and reaching for a knife within the kitchen
Ahmed left her death on the mattress and smoked several cigarettes over 10 minutes.
He modified his Fb fame to ‘THE END’ and switched his wife’s profile portray to no doubt one of them smiling collectively.
The 35-year-old confirmed no obvious response to the judge’s assassinate verdict and might possibly perhaps well be sentenced at a later date.
Ahmed modified into mentioned to be indignant about Ms Elahi’s betrayal after she pursued a
Shahab Ahmed modified into convicted of murdering his wife of 5-and-a-half of years, Khondkar Faihi Elahi, in their Parramatta unit in February 2017 (couple pictured collectively)
He is then believed to comprise ‘posted on Fb and smoked a cigarette’ old to calling emergency products and companies