Life sentence for brother-sister duo for killing sister-in-law

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 13:14

Jamshedpur: A local court has sentenced a brother-sister duo to life in prison for killing their sister-in-law in Zakirnagar here in 2012.

The court of Additional District Judge II D N Tiwary convicted Aamir Mallik and Gudia, the brother-in-law and sister-in-law of the victim Sabana Parveen and sentenced them to life term yesterday.

It also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 on Mallik and Gudia respectively.

The other accused in the murder case, Mariam Biwi, mother-in-law of Parveen, however, died during course of the trial.

According to the FIR lodged at the Zakirnagar police station, Mariam Biwi, her son Mallick and daughter Gudia poured kerosene on Parveen and set her on fire over property dispute in March 2012.

The police had registered a case against the trio based on Parveen`s dying statement accusing them of setting her ablaze.

PTI

First Published: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 13:14

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