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Five year jail term for 85-yr-old woman for killing daughter-in-law

Press Trust of India  |  Gaya 

A local court here today awarded five years imprisonment to an 85-year-old woman for killing her for in 1997.

A fast track court (II) held 85-year-old guilty and sent her to jail for five years for burning her to death for

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on the octogenarian lady.

As per the FIR, one alias Baby was burnt to death for by her husband, mother-in-law and on September 13, 1997 in Jogapur village under the station in district, the Aziz Ahmad Muneri said.

The court, however, acquitted the deceased's K Prasad for want of evidence while the case of the husband has been separated as he has been absconding since the incident.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 18:35 IST