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2 awarded death sentence in a 24-yr-old murder case in UP's Mau

Press Trust of India  |  Mau (UP) 

A court here on Tuesday awarded capital punishment to two persons, including a lawyer, in a 24-year-old murder case.

Additional District and Sessions judge Adil Aftab awarded the death sentence to lawyer Rakesh Pandey and Yashwawn Chaubey and also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh each on them.

One Dubri Pandey was killed in Raikwahir village in Sarailakhansi on March 12, 1996 over a land dispute and his family members had registered an FIR against Pandey and Chaubey.

There are three other accused -- Indrasan Pandey, Mithilesh and Ghanshyam -- in the case and the court is yet to pronounce a judgement regarding them.

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First Published: Tue, February 11 2020. 18:46 IST