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Man gets life imprisonment for killing brother

Press Trust of India  |  Nawada 

A local court here today awarded life imprisonment to a man for killing his brother over a property dispute three years ago.

Judge (ADJ) (V) found guilty of murder and sentenced him to lief imprisonment.

Ranjit shot dead his brother in an area under the Hisua police station of the district on April 22, 2014, Additional Public Prosecutor (APP) said.

He chopped the body into several pieces and hid these in his house. The body parts were exhumed after family members got putrefied smell, the APP said.

Ranjit's father alias Julum Singh had lodged a complaint with the police station against his son after four days of the incident, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 19:55 IST