Life sentence for woman, son-in-law in murder case

Mathura: A local court here has sentenced a woman and her son-in-law to life imprisonment for murdering her husband nine years ago.

Additional District and Sessions Judge I D Dubey yesterday awarded life imprisonment to Geeta and her son-in-law Sanju for murder of her husband Prem Singh in Badangarh village, District Government Counsel Virendra Lavania said.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on both of them.

On January 12, 2006, Prem Singh was found dead by his father, Bhagat Singh, who had gone to his room to wake him up in the morning, Lavaniya said.

According to the deceased’s father, Geeta had married Prem after?the death of her first husband, with whom she had three children, the DGC said.

A dispute arose between the couple when Geeta insisted on selling a plot?belonging to Prem to pay for the marriage of her son from the first marriage but he refused.