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Court Pronounced The Decision

Highlights

  • Wife was burnt alive for want of son
  • daughters saw their mother burning alive
  • The father got the life sentence, it was advocated from the court

UP News: A man accused of burning his wife alive in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here. Advocate Sanjay Sharma said that after the plea of ​​the daughters, the court announced the punishment of the guilty father. According to Sharma, Manoj, a resident of Kothiyat locality of Nagar area, had killed his wife Anu by burning her alive for not having a son. He told that Anu’s daughters- Latika and Tanya had seen their mother burning alive. Both fought a six-year long legal battle to get justice for Anu. On Wednesday, the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge sentenced her husband to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of Anu. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on him.

Due to not having a son, he was burnt alive by sprinkling kerosene

According to Sharma, Manoj was married in the year 2000 with Anu, a resident of Nagar area. After a year of marriage, Anu gave birth to daughter Latika. A few years later his second daughter Tanya was born. After having two consecutive daughters, Anu’s husband and in-laws started getting angry with her. Sharma told that Latika and Tanya had alleged that due to not having a son, their father Manoj burnt their mother by sprinkling kerosene in front of their eyes on June 14, 2016 and fled from there. According to Sharma, Anu was admitted to Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital in a critical condition, where she died on June 20. At the time when this incident happened, Latika was 15 and Tanya was 11 years old.

The daughters had written a letter in blood to the then Chief Minister, requesting justice.

Sharma told that a report was filed against Manoj under the section of murder in Kotwali Nagar, after which Latika wrote a letter in blood to the then Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav amidst threats from her loved ones, pleading for justice and financial assistance. Sharma said that Akhilesh, taking cognizance of the matter, met Latika and Tanya as well as their maternal uncle and maternal grandmother and assured the culprits of punishment. While pronouncing the verdict in the case on Wednesday, the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge convicted Manoj, Anu’s killer, and sentenced him to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 20,000.

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