THANE: The District court in Thane today granted life sentence to a 35 years of age Woman for the murder of her sister-in-law.
Judge P Jadhav likewise fined the charged Manju Dilip Shukla Rs. 10,000. On the off chance that the fine is not paid, she will need to experience thorough detainment for an additional six months.The court, in any case, cleared her better half Dilip Shukla giving him the advantage of uncertainty.
Prosecutor Vinit A Kulkarni said that Neelam, the casualty, was the spouse of Dilip’s sibling Sandeep, who was working with a bank in Mumbai.
She and Sandeep were living with Dilip and Manju at the Latter’s home in Bhaskar state in Thane.Manju and her husband quarrelled with them often. Neelam and Sandeep then decided to move to Titwala in the district.On October 8, 2014, Manju took away the ration card which Neelam had gathered in her pack, which prompted a fight.
Next day, late around evening time when Sandeep was out, the two ladies were in the kitchen and Dilip in another room, Manju drenched Neelam with kerosene and set her on fire.
Neelam died at a hospital on October 12, 2014, after giving a statement to the police.The prosecution relied, among other things, on her dying declaration.Amid the contentions, Manju’s attorney looked for mercy for her as she had two kids.The judge granted her life detainment, watching that the case did not fall in rarest of uncommon class.