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Rajasthan: Man sentenced to life for killing lover

Press Trust of India  |  Kota (Rajasthan) May 21 

A special court here has sentenced a 40-year-old man to life imprisonment for killing a woman, with whom he was in a relationship, by running her over with his SUV in 2013.

convicted under sections 302 (murder) and 201 (tampering of evidence) of the Indian Penal Code on Monday, said.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 13,000 on Ganesh, he said.

The statements of eyewitnesses -- 14-year-old son of the deceased and (ASI) Babulal -- played a decisive role in securing the conviction, he added.

The woman, Pooja Gujjar, who had separated from her husband, was in a relationship with Ganesh. The two were having frequent arguments, Sharma said.

One day, after an argument with Pooja, Ganesh ran her over with his SUV. The victim's minor son, who was walking behind her at the time of the incident, and Babulal, who was patrolling, witnessed the crime, he said.

Ganesh, who was out on bail, was arrested on Monday, Sharma said.

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First Published: Tue, May 21 2019. 12:11 IST