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: (Accessed 20 December 2018) 

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