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UP: Man gets life term for killing wife for dowry

PTI  Muzaffarnagar, May 24, 2014
First Published: 10:25 IST(24/5/2014) | Last Updated: 11:45 IST(24/5/2014)

A man from Muzaffarnagar has been sentenced to life imprisonment while his parents were awarded a 10-year jail term by a court in neighbouring Saharanpur district for killing his wife for dowry.

Additional district sessions judge Chawan Parkash also imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 each, on the convict Deepak, his father Ramesh and mother Urmila after finding them guilty under Section 302 (murder) of IPC and Dowry Act.

According to prosecution, Deepak's wife Suman was killed over non-fulfilment of dowry demand in Nachal Ghar village in Saharanpur district on August 4, 2009.Police had registered a case against the three.
Suman, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district, and Deepak got married on May 12, 2005.

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