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Four get life term in cleric killing case

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A court here sentenced four members of a family, including two brothers, to life imprisonment in connection with the killing of a in 2012.

Additional District and kumar has also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 each on the accused Mumtyaz, his brother Idrees, and two others - Mustakim and Saleem - after holding them guilty under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, according to the court order.

A cleric, Maulvi Irfan, was shot dead when he was going to the fields near Tawli village under station in the district on October 19, 2012.

Past enmity was stated as the motive behind the murder.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 18:00 IST