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Zakarya Rezaie

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September 2008


Rabina Bibi,

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Wednesday 3rd September 2008, At 7:36pm Rabina called the police via 999 call to say her ex-partner was banging on the door.

At 7:42pm :she called back to say he had gone, and there was no problem. Then at 8:09pm  her seven year old daughter made a 999 call to say her mum was being attacked.
Police attended and found Rabina with severe stab wounds, she died at the scene, having suffered 15 stab wounds.

She had suffered stab wounds to her neck which penetrated the carotid artery and jugular vein, as well as knife wounds which had penetrated her lungs and liver.


Monday 8th September 2008, Zakarya Rezaie,  from Cardiff, Wales appeared at Coventry Magistrates' Court charged with murder.


Thursday 27th August 2009,  The jury returned a unanimous gulity verdict. Rezaie was given a life sentence for murder and told he would serve at least 15 years.


Warwick Crown Court

Prosecutor Rachel Brand QC



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