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Life term for four in Sati case

FOUR PERSONS were today sentenced for life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,500 was imposed on each of them in the infamous case of Sati in Patna-Tamoli village of Panna district in the year 2002. The verdict in the case was delivered today by the special court of Ashok Kumar Mishra (district and sessions judge) here.

india Updated: Apr 06, 2006 13:41 IST

FOUR PERSONS were today sentenced for life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,500 was imposed on each of them in the infamous case of Sati in Patna-Tamoli village of Panna district in the year 2002. The verdict in the case was delivered today by the special court of Ashok Kumar Mishra (district and sessions judge) here.

The special prosecution lawyer, Satish Chand Rawat, said that on August 6, 2002, Kuttu Bai committed Sati with her husband Mullu Sen. The police report stated that the villagers had abetted Kuttu Bai to perform Sati and prepared the donation box to construct the temple of 'Sati Mata'. When the police intervened, the villagers pelted stones and tried to stop the police from performing their duties.

The police registered two cases against 17 villagers under various sections of the Sati Prevention Act and the IPC. The police submitted two charge-sheets in the special court, Sagar. During the hearing, 20 witnessed