Ranchi: Bijendra Kumar, convicted in Kushboo murder case, was sentenced to death by a city court on Wednesday.
The court of Ranchi judicial commissioner, SH Kazmi accepted the prosecution’s plea to take the crime as rarest of rare, hence fit to be awarded death sentence.
Kumar had beheaded Khushboo right outside her classroom in St Xavier`s College on April 27. 2011. The murder was found to be the result of a failed love affair.
Khushboo was a resident of Tupudana in Ranchi while, Bijendra Kumar, was pursuing engineering at the time of the incident and was living in Jamshedpur.
The incident had shocked the nation.
Incidentally, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is pursuing his graduation from the same college.