Life imprisonment for auto driver
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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.


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

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