Couple get life term for killing woman

Muzaffarnagar: A local court has sentenced life imprisonment to a couple for murdering a woman after robbing her of valuables.

Additional District Sessions Juge Rajbahadur Singh yesterday also imposed a fine of Rs 9,000 on Yusuf and his wife Mina after holding them guilty, court sources said.

According to prosecution, Bugli Begum was robbed of her belongings and later strangulated to death by the couple. The duo later buried the victim's body in the house.

Yusuf and Mina were arrested at Shorem village in the district on April 10, 2008.