94-year-old retired cop gets lifer

Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 22:23

Kota: A 94-year-old retired policeman was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in connection with a 2008 murder case.

Awarding the sentence yesterday, the SC/ST court also
slapped a fine of Rs 2,000 on Kallimudden, a former Head
Constable.

According to the prosecution, the retired policeman
axed to death Babulal of SC/ST caste in October 2008 in his
native village.

Statements of 17 witnesses were recorded during the
trial lasting three-and-a-half year.

The SC/ST court found Kallimudden guilty of murder and
awarded him life imprisonment on Friday, Additional Public
Prosecutor Bhupinder Mittal said.

Kallimudden had served in several police stations in
Hadoutti.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 22:23
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