Woman, lover get life term for killing husband in Uttar Pradesh

13 October 2018, 05:39 PM
Woman, lover get life term for killing husband in Uttar Pradesh (Representational Image)
Woman, lover get life term for killing husband in Uttar Pradesh (Representational Image)

A local court sentenced a woman and her lover to life imprisonment for killing her husband here after he opposed their relationship.

Additional District Sessions judge Ravinder Kumar on Friday evening imposed a fine of Rs 7000 each on Raheesa and her lover, Rizwan, after holding them guilty under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence).

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He sentenced them to life imprisonment.

According to the prosecution, on June 15, 2010, the two accused killed her husband, Shahnawaz, who was a shopkeeper, after he opposed their affair.

Shahnawaz’s brother Islam had lodged a police complaint in the case following which an FIR was registered.

First Published: Saturday, October 13, 2018 05:39 PM
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