Nagpur: A Fast Track Court here today awarded death sentence to a youth for killing his fiancee and life imprisonment to his friend for helping him in the crime.
Additional District and Session Judge, Nagpur, K L Vyas, today held Dharamvir Chouhan (24) guilty of killing his fiancee Dhanashree Ramteke on August 14 last year on the outskirts of the city with the help of his friend Pankaj Rautkar (22).
The duo strangulated her to death with a nylon rope and later burnt her body.
Chouhan, who was in love with Dhanashree, got annoyed as she would often talk to some other youths and decided to kill her, the prosecution said.
Story First Published: May 17, 2013 21:01 IST