A local court here today awarded life imprisonment to a man for killing his brother over a property dispute three years ago. Additional District and Sessions Court Judge (ADJ) (V) Rajesh Kumar found Ranjit Singh guilty of murder and sentenced him to lief imprisonment. Ranjit shot dead his brother in an area under the Hisua police station of the district on April 22, 2014, Additional Public Prosecutor (APP) Anil Kumar said. He chopped the body into several pieces and hid these in his house.
The body parts were exhumed after family members got putrefied smell, the APP said. Ranjit's father Yogendra Singh alias Julum Singh had lodged a complaint with the police station against his son after four days of the incident, he said.