Minor girl’s testimony leads to conviction in dowry death case
By Team Legistify / 2017-09-09

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Testimony of his minor daughter led to the conviction of a man who was accused of killing his wife for dowry, with a court here awarding his life sentence.Six others, in-laws of the deceased woman, were also sentenced to life imprisonment.

The girl was five years old when her mother was killed.

Additional Sessions Judge Ashok Sharma yesterday held Pawan Sharma, a resident of Ganjrampur village, and six others guilty of murdering his wife by strangulating her with a towel, Assistant Public Prosecutor Rambhajan Singh Pal said.

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