Basti: Man gets lifer for poisoning son

A man was sentenced to life imprisonment and a penalty of Rs 5,000 by a local court for killing his nine-month-old son by poisoning him two years ago.

Updated: Jun 28, 2011, 12:56 PM IST

Basti: A man was sentenced to life imprisonment and a penalty of Rs 5,000 by a local court for killing his nine-month-old son by poisoning him two years ago.
Judge Aftab Alam, on Monday held Radhey Shyam guilty of poisoning his infant son Shivam in May 2009 after having a dispute with his wife Radhika in Pakribhiki village of Walterganj area, assistant government counsel Yogendra Bahadur Singh said.
Radhika`s father Uday Shanker had lodged an FIR against Shyam in the case, he said.

PTI