Man sentenced 10 yrs jail term for killing wife over dowry



Bahraich: A man was sentenced to 10 years in jail for killing his wife over dowry demand in 2005.

Additional Sessions Judge Utkarsh Dwiwedi sentenced Vyas Ojha to 10 years imprisonment and his parents Mathra Prasad and Shanti Devi to seven year jail term for killing Vyas's wife Reena over dowry demand in 2005.

The court also imposed a penalty of Rs 6,000 each.

Reena (24) was killed by the trio in October 2005 in Visheshwarganj area over demand for a motorcycle and Rs 10,000 cash as dowry, prosecution sources said.

PTI