Life sentence to two for killing sister

Muzaffarnagar A local court has sentenced two brothers to life term for hacking their sister to death in a honour killing case.

Additional District Judge Vikas Kumar while pronouncing the sentence yesterday also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each on the duo Sharafat and Riyasat.

According to prosecution, the accused killed their sister Rashida, who was allegedly having an affair with a youth from Saharanpur, in July 2011.

Both the convicts had surrendered to police after confessing that they had killed her because she had tarnished family's image.

Story First Published: February 23, 2013 13:31 IST

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