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Man, parents sentenced in dowry death case

Last Updated: Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 15:07

Manipuri: A local court here has
handed down a lifer to a man and sentenced his parents to 10
years rigorous imprisonment in a dowry death case.

Sunita was set ablaze and killed by her husband Sushil
Sharma, his father Rambabu and mother Gita Devi in Ghiror
village in May 2009 over dowry.

Sunita`s father Ramkrishna lodged an FIR against her
husband and in-laws after which police filed a chargesheet in
the court against them

On the basis of evidence presented, Additional District
and Sessions Judge Lallu Singh yesterday convicted Sushil and
sentenced him to life imprisonment while Rambabu and Gita
were sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on each of
the accused.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 15:07
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