Woman, brothers get life term for killing husband

Last Updated: Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 17:19

Balasore (Orissa): A woman and her three
brothers were sentenced to life imprisonment by a fast track
court here for killing her husband at Astia village in
Orissa`s Balasore district.
Additional session judge R K Sahu convicted and
awarded life term to Salima Bibi (28) and her brothers Sattar
Khan, Mahimud Khan and Mansur Khan yesterday for the murder of
Gulam Rasul (32) on October 23, 2008.

According to prosecution, Gulam Rasul had married
Salima Bibi of Astia village under Balasore Sadar police
station. But due to frequent quarrel between the couple,
Salima was staying in her paternal house.

On October 23, 2008 Gulam went to his father-inlaw`s
place to take her back but his wife Salima and her three
brothers killed the man and threw the body in a septic tank in
their house.
A missing report was lodged with police by his uncle
but the police then could not trace him. However, after some
days when stench started emanating, villagers called the
police and Gulam`s decomposed body was found.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 17:19
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