Five get life term for murder

Had killed 60-year-old man in Sonepat village

Five get life term for murder

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Tribune News Service

Sonepat, January 14

A court of the Additional District and Sessions Judge Devinder Singh on Friday awarded life imprisonment to five persons in connection with a murder case registered at the Baroda police station on May 3, 2017.

The court convicted the five, including a woman, for murdering a 60-year-old elderly man in Rindhana village of the district. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 60,000 on each convict.

As per the case details, Rajesh of Rindhana village, in his complaint to the police, said Jagbeer (60) had brought cow fodder on April 24, 2017, but their neighbour Baru Ram had opposed to take the fodder in the street. After that, his father had taken the fodder near the plot of Ishwar Singh, another neighbour, with his permission.

But a conflict between his father and Baru Ram took place on the issue and he also misbehaved with his father. Meanwhile, Baru Ram went to his home and came again with his son Kuldeep, wife Nirmala, brother Chhotu and Devender, alias Gola, with weapons and attacked his father and other family members. His father died on May 1 during treatment at the PGIMS, Rohtak. It was revealed in the postmortem examination that his father died due to head injuries.

Following the complaint, the Baroda police registered a case against six persons under relevant Sections of the IPC. The court also ordered that in the case of the non-payment of the fine, the convict would have to undergo further imprisonment of one and a half years. —

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