Man, parents sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

A local court has sentenced a 30-year-old man and his parents to 10-years of imprisonment in a case relating to the suicide of his wife three years ago.

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2013, 12:14 PM IST

Salem (TN): A local court has sentenced a 30-year-old man and his parents to 10-years of imprisonment in a case relating to the suicide of his wife three years ago.

The couple got married in 2007 but as they did not have a child, the man and his parents allegedly used to beat the woman.

Once they reportedly thrashed her in full public view following which she allegedly committed suicide by hanging on September 28, 2010.

Salem Mahila Court Sessions judge Krishnan sentenced the man and his parents last night to ten years imprisonment on charges of abetment to suicide and also imposed a fine of Rs 5000 of each of the accused.

The court also sentenced them to three years imprisonment plus Rs 1000 fine on charges of torture. The sentences are to run concurrently.

PTI