Maharashtra woman gets life term for murdering husband

DN Bureau

A court here has sentenced a woman from Palghar district of Maharashtra to life imprisonment for murdering her husband, who was an alcoholic, in 2016.

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Thane: A court here has sentenced a 38-year-old woman from Palghar district of Maharashtra to life imprisonment for murdering her husband, who was an alcoholic, in 2016.

District Judge P P Jadhav on Friday convicted Chandrakala Bhoir for murdering husband Chandrakant Bhoir (35), with a sickle at their house in Khatkari wadi in Vada taluka.

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According to prosecution, Chandrakala was fed up with her husband, a farmer, frequently beating her and her daughter.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Chandrakala.

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It upheld the prosecution's arguments and circumstantial evidence submitted during the trial. (PTI)

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