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Man, mother sentenced to 10-year imprisonment for dowry death

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar (UP) 

A fast-track today sentenced a 25-year-old man and his mother to 10-year imprisonment for burning his wife to death over dowry in neighbouring Shamli district in 2015.

Fast-track judge Ombir Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 each on the convicts -- Mohit and his mother Basmati.

According to the prosecution lawyer, Punam was burnt to death by her husband and in-laws when she failed to meet their dowry demand at Lachmanpura village under Jhinjhana police station in Shamli district in western on May 15, 2015, two years after her marriage.

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

First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 18:40 IST