Thursday, December 20, 2018
Jharkhand court awards death sentence to man in rape and murder case
PTI | Apr 12, 2016, 04.27 PM IST
GIRIDIH (Jharkhand): A 47-year old man was awarded death sentence by a Giridih court for raping and murdering a seven-year-old girl in 2011. Giridih District and Additional Sessions Court Judge Sunil Kumar found Mathura Yadav guilty of the crime that took place at Badidih village. The court also awarded a two-year rigorous prison term to his father Bhikari Yadav for hiding the body in a bush to tamper with evidence. Mathura Yadav lured the girl with mangoes, took her to a nearby forest and perpetrated the crime. He chopped off the head of the little girl with an axe.
Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Jharkhand-court-awards-death-sentence-to-man-in-rape-and-murder-case/articleshow/51794408.cms (Accessed 20 December 2018)