Bilaspur: A man has been sentenced to death by a local court here for abducting and killing three minor siblings in February 2011 in Ratnapur town of the district.
First Additional District and Sessions Judge Neeta Yadav yesterday sentenced - Manoj Suryawanshi - to death for abducting and killing the children from his neighbourhood.
According to police, Suryawanshi had kidnapped his neighbour Shivlal Dhivar`s children Vijay (8), Ajay (6) and Sakshi (4)- on February 11, when they were returning from school.
The accused took them to a nearby field where he killed them by hitting them with stones.
He was arrested the next day.
According to prosecution, the accused committed the crime to take revenge against Shivlal`s brother Shivnath. Suryawanshi believed that his wife had eloped with Shivnath.