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Maharashtra woman gets life term for murdering husband


Press Trust of India Thane
A court here has sentenced a 38-year-old woman from Palghar district of Maharashtra to life imprisonment for murdering her husband, who was an alcoholic, in 2016.
District Judge P P Jadhav on Friday convicted Chandrakala Bhoir for murdering husband Chandrakant Bhoir (35), with a sickle at their house in Khatkari wadi in Vada taluka.
According to prosecution, Chandrakala was fed up with her husband, a farmer, frequently beating her and her daughter.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Chandrakala.
It upheld the prosecution's arguments and circumstantial evidence submitted during the trial.

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First Published: Aug 31 2019 | 5:25 PM IST

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