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A local court has awarded life imprisonment to two persons for murdering a 44-year-old woman and also imposed a fine of Rs 4,000 each on them.
District and Sessions court judge Ashok Kumar Vyas yesterday convicted Ghanshyam Mali (50) and Kalulal Mali (25), both residents of Rehana village of the district to life-term for killing Kalawati Jat, a resident of Nayapura area of Kota, said Bhupendra Sahay Saxena, Public Prosecutor (PP) at Bundi district court.
The woman, posted as a fourth class employee in (PWD) office of the city, had gone missing from there on June 19, 2013 following which her brother Bhanwar Lal Jat lodged a complaint, he said.
On June 22, 2013, the woman's body was found buried in the jungles of Rehana area under Gendoli police station of Bundi district following which a case was lodged, Saxena said.
The woman was engaged in real estate business and had a monetary dispute with the two convicts, he said, adding that on June 19, 2013she had approached Ghanshyam and Kalulal in Rehana village, where the duo murdered her and buried her body in nearby jungles.
Following investigation, Ghanshyam Mali and Kalulal Mali were arrested and the belongings of the woman were also recovered from their homes, Saxena said.
A total 40 documents were produced and statements of 18 witnesses were recorded in the court, he said, adding that the court convicted the two to life imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 4,000 on each of them.
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