Man gets life term for killing wife for dowry in UP

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment while his parents were awarded a 10-year jail term by a court in neighbouring Saharanpur district for killing his wife for dowry.

PTI| Last Updated: May 24, 2014, 11:21 AM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment while his parents were awarded a 10-year jail term by a court in neighbouring Saharanpur district for killing his wife for dowry.

Additional District Sessions Judge Chawan Parkash also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the convicts Deepak, his father Ramesh and mother Urmila after holding them guilty under Section 302 (murder) of IPC and Dowry Act.
According to prosecution, Deepak`s wife Suman was killed over non-fulfilment of dowry demand in Nachal Ghar village in Saharanpur district on August 4, 2009.
Police had registered a case against the three. Suman, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district, and Deepak were married on May, 12, 2005.