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Wife, lover get life imprisonment for killing husband

india Updated: May 13, 2009 20:48 IST

A local court in Hyderabad on Wednesday sentenced a women and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing the former's husband last year.

The Third Metropolitan Sessions judge V Ravi Kumar found guilty R Lavanya and her paramour B Sudarshan of the offence under section 302 (murder) of IPC and sent them to life imprisonment.

According to Additional Public Prosecutor K Amulu Jain, Lavanya, a resident of Trimulgerry in Secunderabad, murdered her husband Dharmender (28) on February 25, 2008 with the help of Sudarshan, who is also married.

Lavanya, a mother of two children, had an intimacy with Sudarshan and hatched a plan to kill her husband. As per the plan, she asked her paramour to come to her house on the night of February 25 last year and offered liquor to Dharmender.

When Dharmender was sleeping in the house, Lavanya tied his hand and legs with a saree and Sudarshan smothered him with a pillow by sitting on his chest.