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Maharashtra: Man gets life in jail for hacking to death minor girl


Thane, Apr 16: A man was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for hacking to death a 14-year-old girl after she turned down his marriage proposal in neighbouring Palghar's predominantly-tribal Jawhar taluka.

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Dilesh Dinesh Somalya Kharpade, a labourer from Patarpada in Jawhar, was also fined Rs 10,000 by District Judge P P Jadhav, said additional public prosecutor Vivek G Kadu.

Kharpade killed the victim with an axe on October 31, 2016 following an argument after the latter refused to marry him, the APP said.

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He said a girl, who was with the victim at the time, narrated the incident in detail to the court, after which Kharpade was convicted.


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