Five of family get life term for dowry killing

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 15:17

Badaun: A local court here Tuesday awarded life sentence to five persons of a family in a case of dowry killing.

Additional district Judge CP Singh awarded life sentence to Arun Kumar, his mother Veervati, brothers Arvind and Satyendra and sister-in-law Poonam for killing Arun`s wife Sadhana.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 9000 each on the convicts.

According to the prosecution, Sadhana was found dead at her in-laws` house in Asafpur village under Faizganj Behta police station area on August 2, 2010. While Sadhana`s body was found in her room, the family members were missing.
An FIR in this regard was lodged by Sadhana`s father.

Ever since Sadhana was married in 2004, she was being harassed by her in-laws for a car, sources said.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 15:17

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