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Murder over a conflict of an egg : Assam court sentences life term to three persons

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      June 13 2019


Guwahati, June 13 : A local court in Assam has sentenced life imprisonment to three people including two women in connection with a murder case over a conflict of an egg.

The Additional District and Session Judge of Assam's Hojai district on Wednesday had awarded life imprisonment to three persons and imposed fine of Rs 20,000 to each accused person.

According to the reports, the incident was happened at Radhanagar area in Hojai district on August 18, 2014.

The three accused persons named Mohan Biswas, Shyamali Biswas and Mani Mazumdar  had killed one Rubi Pandit by burning her alive over a conflict of an egg.

As per reports, there was a quarrel between the victim and the accused persons regarding stealing of an egg. After sometime in absence of the husband of the victim, the accused persons entered into the house of the victim and set her ablaze by pouring kerosene on her body. The victim was thrown by the accused persons to a nearby pond.

Following the incident, the family members of the victim had lodged an FIR to Hojai police and a case (no 450/2014) was registered at Hojai police station under section 448/302/34 of IPC and police had arrested the accused persons.

Five years after the murder case, the Additional District and Session Judge of Hojai district on Wednesday had sentenced life imprisonment to all three accused persons.

"A murder incident was happened at Hojai Radhanagar area on August 18, 2014. There was a quarrel between the victim Rubi Pandit and the accused persons named Mohan Biswas, Shyamali Biswas and Mani Mazumdar had beaten her and set her ablaze by pouring kerosene on her body and thrown her to a pond. A case was registered at Hojai police station (no 450/14) and the Additional District and Session Judge had sentenced life imprisonment to all three accused persons and imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 to each accused person," Amar Jyoti Saikia, Advocate said.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)