Dehradun: A local here has sentenced a man
to life imprisonment for murdering a woman and injuring her
daughter five years ago.
According to the prosecution, the Fast Track Court (IV)
yesterday awarded life sentence to Janardan Tiwari for
stabbing Nirmala Chandana to death and injuring her daughter
Abhilasha in February 2005. The court also slapped a fine of
Rs 10,000 on him.
Tiwari, who was an auto driver and a neighbour of the
victim, killed Nirmala when she resisted his attempt to commit
robbery and stabbed Abhilasha when she came forward to save
her mother, the prosecution said.