Business Standard

Court sentences 23 people to life imprisonment in a murder

Image

Press Trust of India Dumka (Jharkhand)
A court here on Saturday sentenced 23 people, including eight women, to life imprisonment in a nine-year-old murder case in Dumka district.
The Additional District and Session Judge (4th), Debashish Mahapatra convicted the 23 accused under IPC sections 302 (murder) and 140 (unlawful assembly), Public Prosecutor A B Singh said.
The judge also slapped a fine of Rs 1,000 on each of 23 convicted people.
According to the FIR filed by Dilip Kunwar with the Hansdiha police station of the district, a group of people attacked his family members when they went to cut paddy on November 18, 2010 and Satyanarayan Kunwar was killed in the incident.
The two sides had a running dispute over a piece of land.

Disclaimer: No Business Standard Journalist was involved in creation of this content

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Nov 30 2019 | 9:00 PM IST

Explore News