Last Updated: Friday, May 8, 2015 - 22:55
Shahdol: A district and sessions court in Madhya Pradesh has awarded capital punishment to a man for murdering his wife in a brutal way.
The incident had taken place at Seoni village under Jaithari police station area.
District judge Anand Mohan Khare of Annoopur sentenced Phoolchand Rathore (51) to death yesterday for killing his wife by banging her head on a railway track on February 1, 2010.
They had had a quarrel over disappearance of jewellery before the incident, according to the prosecution.
Public prosecutor Ram Naresh Tripathi said that Rathore's daughter appeared as a prosecution witness and told the court that her father took away her mother on that day forcibly and later she was found dead.
Source: http://zeenews.india.com/news/madhya-pradesh/man-gets-death-sentence-for-wifes-murder_1592279.html [last accessed 25.08.2015]