A court in Muzaffarnagar Wednesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing his wife for not being to give birth.
Additional District Sessions Judge Vir Nayak Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on the convict Sunil Kumar, the public prosecutor said.
Kumar had on June 9, 2018, killed his wife Amrita in Chorawala village in Muzaffarnagar.
A complaint was filed in Kakroli police station after the woman's sister, who is married to the convict's brother Manoj, informed her father about the incident, the prosecutor said.
Amrita and Sunil were married 10 years ago. Her father had complained that she was constantly harassed by her husband for not being able to conceive, the prosecutor said.