Woman sentenced to life imprisonment for killing husband

The woman got hold of a kerosene can lying nearby and poured it on her husband and torched him

By: PTI | Jabalpur | Updated: October 25, 2016 9:22 pm
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A local court has sentenced a 40-year-old woman to life imprisonment for killing her husband last year. Additional District Judge (ADJ) Sheikh Saleem Monday awarded life imprisonment to Savitri Bai for killing her husband Devi, Additional Public Prosecutor (APP) Niraj Malhotra said.

Savitri and Devi resided at Panagar-Paudi area near here. The couple had an altercation during the night of May 19. The woman got hold of a kerosene can lying nearby and poured it on her husband and torched him, the APP said. Devi was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition where he died later, Malhotra added.