Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Death sentence given to double murder convict (Uttarakhand )
Friday, 30 November 2018 | PNS | Haridwar
Court of Additional district judge (ADJ) Varun Kumar has served death sentence to the convict of the double murder which happened at Ranipur on September 24, 2016. Notably, the convict Sartaj, resident of Govindpur, Dadupur, under the police jurisdiction of Ranipur, had hacked his brother Shehzad and his wife Rukhsana to death after they quarrelled over Rs 50,000. The convict has also been booked for making a murder attempt on his niece. Speaking to The Pioneer, the Government pleader Anil Kumar Rana said that the court has announced the death sentence to Sartaj on Thursday after taking statements of 16 witnesses.
Source: https://www.dailypioneer.com/2018/state-editions/death-sentence-given-to-double-murder-convict.html (Accessed 25 December 2018)