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Five get life sentence for killing woman: Jharkhand

Last Updated: Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 21:13

Medininagar: Five men were on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing a woman after they branded her as a `witch` in Palamau district.
A District and Sessions Court awarded life sentence to N Chourasia, S Chourasia, Manoj Chourasia, Ajay Chourasia and Audhesh Chourasia for killing Hindya Devi at Budhipir village in Chenpur police station on June 14, 2008.
A sixth accused, Sohiri Devi, has been absconding since the murder of the woman.
The victim`s son Sunil Kumar Chourasia had filed the FIR against the six persons.


First Published: Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 21:13

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