Ballia: Five get life term for murder

A local court has sentenced five persons to life imprisonment for killing a man 14 years ago.

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2012, 13:56 PM IST

Ballia: A local court has sentenced five
persons to life imprisonment for killing a man 14 years ago.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Anil Kumar Zha
sentenced Shobha, Ayodhya, Anil, Ramashanker and Swaminath
yesterday.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 each, the
prosecution said.

Ramji Yadav was beaten to death during a clash between
two groups allegedly over old rivalry in Chak Hasbapur village
of the district in July 1998, prosecution said.

In the same case in which another FIR was lodged, Judge
sentenced five persons- Badri, Pujan, Ram Badan, Vishwanath
and Kamta, to seven years rigorous imprisonment for causing
serious injuries.

PTI