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Uttar Pradesh man gets death penalty for killing wife, 3 children

A CBI court awarded death sentence to a man who killed his wife, three children and two neighbours eight years ago on Tuesday in Lucknow.


  |  Updated On : August 29, 2017 11:01 PM
CBI special court sentences death sentence to a man for killing wife, 3 children and two neighbours. (Representative Image)

CBI special court sentences death sentence to a man for killing wife, 3 children and two neighbours. (Representative Image)

New Delhi :  

A CBI court awarded death sentence to a man who killed his wife, three children and two neighbours eight years ago on Tuesday in Lucknow.

According to police records the man for killing his wife and five others after he was opposed for having an illicit relationship with his sister-in-law.

The CBI Special Court holding that the case fell into the ‘rarest or rare’ category.

“The convict Sarvan, would be a threat to the society and such, he was no longer entitled to live on earth and ordered that he be hanged till death,” said the CBI special court.

The judge in the 61-page verdict said, “ Sarvan was married and had three children but even then, he committed the massacre to quench his thirst of lust and the manner in which he eliminated his family and the neighbours -- his act was not less than that of a devil.”

The verdict further read, “Not only two families suffered on account of his act, but he became a threat to the society."

The CBI Court has referred the matter to the high court as death penalty has to be confirmed by it before its execution.

Special CBI Judge Harish Tripathi pronouncing the verdict also sentenced Sarvan’s sister-in-law Suman to four years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a Rs 2000 fine one her after holding her guilty of removing evidence in the case. The court has also slapped Rs 7000 fine on Sarvan.

The FIR in the case was lodged by Kolai, the husband of Madhuri, at the Mohanlalganj police station on April 25, 2009.

First Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:53 PM


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