Husband, in-laws sentenced to life in dowry case

Gonda (UP), Oct 22: A local court today sentenced a man and his parents for killing his wife in April last year for not meeting their dowry demand.

Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Kumar sentenced Pappu, his father Ram Baran and mother Sita Devi to life imprisonment after finding them guilty of murdering Laxmi in Gangadeen Purwa village in April 2012.

The court also imposed a cash fine of Rs 5,000 each on the accused. According to prosecution, Laxmi's father Triloki Nath Jaiswal had lodged an FIR accusing the three of murdering his daughter.


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