Two get life term for rape, murder

Two get life term for rape, murder

Yamunanagar, July 21

Neha Nohria, Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ), district court, Jagadhri, on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment till death to two persons in connection with the rape and murder case of a 57-year-old woman. Public prosecutor Aman Kaushik said that the ASJ has also imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 each on both persons.

The case file

  • A 57-year-old woman was found murdered at her house in Jagadhri on February 5, 2018
  • After about two months, the police solved this murder mystery with the arrest of Rishipal and Vinod
  • As per the police investigation, Rishipal raped the woman and Vinod strangulated her

The ASJ had held Rishipal (54) and Vinod (35) of Gulab Nagar, Jagadhri, guilty on July 16. According to the information available, a 57-year-old woman, who was posted as a clerk in the office of block development and panchayat office, Bilaspur, was found murdered at her house in Jagadhri on February 5, 2018.

On the complaint of the deceased’s brother, a case was registered against unidentified persons under Sections 376 and 460 at City police station, Jagadhri. After about two months, the police solved this murder mystery with the arrest of Rishipal and Vinod.

Both persons have a criminal background. Vinod was on bail from Punjab and Haryana High Court in a murder and loot case at that time. Rishipal was also booked in four separate cases of loot. During interrogation, Rishipal and Vinod told the police that they entered the house of the woman with an intention to loot on the night on February 4, 2018. They said that when they were committing the loot in the house, the woman woke up.As per the police investigation, Rishipal raped the woman and Vinod strangulated her.

The woman was living alone in the house as her two daughters are married. — TNS

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