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Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life for wife's murder 17 years ago

Additional Sessions Judge S K Malhotra also imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh on Ilyasi, who was convicted on December 16 for stabbing to death his wife.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Suhaib Ilyasi
Suhaib Ilyasi (Photo: Twitter)

A today awarded life imprisonment to former television serial Ilyasi for killing his wife 17 years ago.

S K Malhotra also imposed a fine of Rs 2 lakh on Ilyasi, who was convicted on December 16 for stabbing to death his wife.

The also directed that Rs 10 lakh would be paid as compensation to the parents of

Earlier, Ilyasi was only charged with milder sections including 304 B (dowry death) of the IPC.

However, Anju's mother and sister moved the High which in August 2014 ruled that Ilyasi would be tried under Section 302 for the offence of

was rushed to a hospital on January 11, 2000 with stab wounds she received at her East residence.

Ilyasi, who had shot into limelight after hosting TV crime show - 'India's Most Wanted', was arrested on March 28, 2000 and later charges were framed against him in the case after his sister-in-and mother-in-alleged that he used to torture his wife for dowry.

First Published: Wed, December 20 2017. 16:10 IST
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