Life imprisonment for auto driver

Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011 - 13:40

Madurai: A local court on Friday sentenced an auto
driver to life imprisonment for burning a woman to death
ten years ago.

According to Prosecution, Rajasekharan(35), had illicit
relationship with the woman whose husband was working
abroad.

The woman, who was having two daughters, wanted to end the
affair but her lover refused.

Rajasekharan had poured kerosene over her and set her
ablaze when she refused to get into his autorickshaw on April
25, 2001.

In her dying declaration, she held Rajasekharan responsible
for her death.

Judge Dharani also imposed Rs 4000 fine on the convict.

PTI



First Published: Friday, November 25, 2011 - 13:40

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