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Murder accused sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment in Seraikela

Himalayan Paths

Seraikela, Dec 18: The court of first class district and session judge of Seraikela court, Sunil Kumar Singh on Friday sentenced a murder accused Pote Purty to rigorous life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 10,000.

The court also directed that in case the convict does not pay the fine then he would be subjected to six months more imprisonment.

Incidentally, Pote Purty had on October 19, 2015  murdered in broad daylight an elderly with an axe at Kendposi tola in Barbil village of Seraikela. The complainant in the case, Priyanka had claimed that the accused Pote Purty had a fight with her mother over taking off the bamboo fence and there was heated exchange between them over the issue. After the intervention of the villagers the matter was sorted out. However, later in the day at around afternoon when Priyanka’s mother had gone to take bath in the village pond the accused attacked her with an axe causing grievous injury and while taking to the hospital she succumbed to her injury.

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