Barnala, Dec 1 (UNI) A local court today awarded life imprisonment to seven people in a murder case.
Additional sesion judge V Puri found Jagroop Singh, Jagsir Singh, Tara Singh, Bholla Singh, Jeet Singh, Karnail Singh and Jugraj Singh, all resident of Sehna town near here, guilty under sections 302, 148 and 149 of the IPC and awarded them life imprisonment and penalty of Rs 5000 to each of the accused.
According to prosecution, on September 19, 2005 the seven accused attacked Balbir Singh, resident of the same town, out of enmity while he was going along with his brother, Vazir Singh, on a scooter.
After badly thrashing him, the seven accused escaped from the spot. Vazir rushed his wounded brother in a life threatening condition to Barnala Hospital from where he was referred to Ludhiana hospital.
However, Balbir died on the way to the hospital.