Thursday, December 20, 2018
Man given death sentence for killing minor (Bihar)
Munger | Saturday, May 7 2016 IST
A local court has sentenced to death and slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 to a man for kidnapping and killing a man ten-year-old boy in 2012.Additional district and sessions judge(V) Jyoti Swaroop Srivastava awarded death sentence to Manish Mandal alias Nepali Mandal after hearing the counsels for the state and the accused.
According to prosecution Mandal and two others had kidnapped the boy Aditya Raj from Nakki Nagar locality in 2012 and demanded a ransom of Rs 50,000 from his parents. When they failed to comply with their demand, the boy was strangulated to death.The accused had also sodomised the child and blinded him before strangulating him. Finding the case as "very serious",the judge awarded death sentence to the accused.Two others, involved in the crime, are still evading arrest.
Source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20160507/2854390.html (Accessed 20 December 2018)