Man, parents held guilty for murdering woman over dowry

A man was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment and his parents to eight years each by a local court here for killing a pregnant woman over dowry.

Last Updated: Mar 11, 2011, 14:06 PM IST

Shravasti: A man was sentenced to 12
years of imprisonment and his parents to eight years each by a
local court here for killing a pregnant woman over dowry.

On May 1, 2006, Rafeeq alias Pappu along with his
parents set on fire his pregnant wife Gudia over dowry in
Ranikunda village in Ikauna area, prosecution said here.

On the basis of an FIR lodged by Gudia`s brother,
police arrested Pappu and his parents and filed a chargesheet
in the court.

After hearing both the parties, Additional Sessions
Judge of fast track court Mohd Mateen Khan held all the three
accused guilty.

PTI