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Keshri murder: Rupam Pathak sentenced to life

School teacher Rupam Pathak, convicted of killing BJP MLA Rajkishore Keshri in Bihar`s Purnia town last year, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a special court on Tuesday.



Zeenews Bureau

Patna: School teacher Rupam Pathak, convicted of killing BJP MLA Rajkishore Keshri in Bihar`s Purnia town last year, was sentenced to life imprisonment by a special court on Tuesday.

Pathak had stabbed Keshri to death on January 4, 2011.

Soon after the murder of Keshri, the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had recommended a CBI probe into the killing.
CBI had on April 2, 2011 filed the charge sheet against Pathak under Indian Penal Code`s section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder carrying a maximum punishment of life imprisonment).

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