Bihar court awards life sentences to nine people in two separate cases
Begusarai: A court here on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to nine people in two separate cases of murder.
Six people were sentenced to life by Special Judge (SC/ST Court) Dharmsheel Srivastava for killing two Dalits at a village in Begusarai district two years ago. The convicted Devendra Chaudhary, Surendra Chaudhary, Himmat Chaudhary, Ghootar Chaudhary, Chhotelal Chaudhary and Jitendra Chaudhary, all residents of Madhusudanpur village, have also been slapped a fine of Rs 45,000 each.
They had shot dead Mahesh Ram and Ram Pravesh Ram, residents of the same village, on March 21, 2016.
In another judgement, Additional District and Sessions Judge Piyush Kamal Dixit awarded life sentences to two people for killing a nine-year-old boy whom they had kidnapped for ransom. The accused Kripashankar Kumar and Kanhaiya Kumar were convicted on January 8 for the murder of Piyush Kumar.