Couple gets life term for killing six-year-old boy

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 19:13

Meerut: A district court on Wednesday sentenced a
couple to life imprisonment for killing a six-year-old boy at
the behest of an occultist after they failed to have a child.

Accused Alisher and Shakila killed Ankur, son of a
Sadarpur resident Subhashchand, on April 2, 2005 after the
tantrik told them that they would have a child if they
sacrifice a boy.

The child`s body was found in a sugarcane field in the
area.

Judge Shankar Pandey sentenced the couple to life
imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 on them.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 19:13

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