Nawada: A local court on Wednesday sentenced four persons to life imprisonment and six others to rigorous imprisonment for ten years in connection with a carnage case in Bihar`s Nawada district in 1990.
Additional District and Sessions Judge B D Lal, who had convicted ten persons in the case on Monday, sentenced four of them to life imprisonment.
Lal sentenced six others to rigorous imprisonment for ten years.
The court slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 on each of those sentenced to life imprisonment and Rs 15,000 to each of those who would undergo rigorous imprisonment to ten years.
Five persons were killed and ten other injured at Chotaki Kulani village under Pakribarawan police station in the district on March 17, 1990.
Lal had earlier acquitted 37 others named in the FIR in the case for want of evidence.
Those who were sentenced to life imprisonment were Laddu Yadav, Jago Yadav, Sahdeo Yadav and Budhu Yadav alias Ghutan Yadav.
Six others who were awarded imprisonment for ten years were Prakash Mahato, Manoj Mahato, Dhaneshwar, Shanker Mahato, Baldeo Mahato and Jawahar Mahato.