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Court awards life imprisonment to man, his parents for killing wife

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Press Trust of India Dumka (Jharkhand)
A Dumka court has awarded life imprisonment to a man and his parents for killing his wife for dowry at Vrindavani village of the district three years ago.
Additional District and Sessions Judge (2nd), Pawan Kumar, on Tuesday convicted the man, Jogeswar Pal, his father Badal Pal and mother Jyosnha Pal.
The woman's parents had filed an FIR against Jogeshwar Pal's family, additional Public Prosecutor, Surendra Prasad, Sinha said.
They had alleged that their daughter was killed by Pal and his parents on June 17, 2016 over dowry demand, he said.
The deceased woman, Seema, had married Jogeswar Pal on March 10 in 2017, Sinha said.
All the three were arrested after the incident.
A total of seven witnesses were produced before the court, he said.

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First Published: Aug 28 2019 | 3:40 PM IST

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