tiruchy, jul 12
The Tiruchy district fast track Mahila court here on Thursday awarded life sentence to an alleged Ganja seller for murdering his wife.
According to the prosecution, the accused Samsa Kamaraj(47) of Andakuntan area in Tiruchy city under an inebriated condition was involved in a verbal quarrel with his wife Mrs. Gowri (42) and subsequently set her on fire after pouring kerosene on her, on July 5, 2016.Subsequently, she succumbed to her burns at Mahatama Gandhi Memorial Government hospital here on July 13, 2016.
Thillai Nagar police arrested him and filed a case against him before the Mahila court. The judge Ms.Vanitha in her order today awarded life sentence to the accused and also slapped a fine of Rs 1000 on him. If he failed to remit the fine, he should undergo one more year of imprisonment, the judge added.