Five of family get life term for dowry killing
Badaun: A local court here today awarded life sentence to five persons of a family in a case of dowry killing.
Additional district Judge CP Singh awarded life sentence to Arun Kumar, his mother Veervati, brothers Arvind and Satyendra and sister-in-law Poonam for killing Arun’s wife Sadhana.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 9000 each on the convicts. According to the prosecution, Sadhana was found dead at her in-laws’ house in Asafpur village under Faizganj Behta police station area on August 2, 2010. While Sadhana’s body was found in her room, the family members were missing.
An FIR in this regard was lodged by Sadhana’s father. Ever since Sadhana was married in 2004, she was being harassed by her in-laws for a car, sources said.