Trial underway:Testimony begins in attempted murder case

Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup Mohammad Salimullah glances toward the gallery while awaiting the start of his trial Monday in Hillsborough County Superior Court South. At left is one of his lawyers, Attorney Stephen Rosecan, while Salimullah's interpreter is at right.
Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup First Assistant County Attorney Leslie Gill holds the knife with which Mohammad Salimullah allegedly attacked his now ex-wife in August 2013. Gill was giving her opening statement to the jury in Salimullah's first day of trial Monday.
Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup Defense Attorney Stephen Rosecan shows the jury in the Mohammad Salimullah attempted murder trial evidence photos during Monday's first day of trial in Hillsborough County Superior Court South.
Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup The neck wound sustained by the woman whom Mohammad Salimullah allegedly stabbed in 2013 is shown on a screen during the first day of Salimullah's trial Monday. Salimullah, second from left, listens to an interpreter. At left is Attorney Stephen Rosecan; Attorney Michael Davidow is at right.

NASHUA – After sketching out on paper the basic layout of the East Pearl Street apartment in which Nashua resident Mohammad Salimullah allegedly tried to kill his wife in 2013, defense Attorney Stephen Rosecan asked the now ex-wife why, as she was bleeding profusely from the neck, she was OK with sitting on a couch “just a second or two away” from her alleged attacker.

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