Life sentence for youth for murdering friend in TN

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 15:56

Udhgamandalam (TN): A youth was sentenced to life imprisonment by a district court for murdering his friend in a drunken brawl about two years ago.

The prosecution case was that Srinivasan had hit his friend Nagaraj with an empty beer bottle after entering into an argument in a bar attached to a government-run liquor outlet in this tourist town on April 18, 2011. Nagaraj succumbed to injuries in the attack.

Srinivasan, who was 18 year old then, and his 17-year old friend were arrested in this connection and the case was going on the district Court.

The judge G P Ilango sentenced Srinivasan to undergo life imprisonment for the murder and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000. He has to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment if he fails to pay the fine.

The 17-year-old was sent to juvenile home.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 15:56

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