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16 years later court finds man guilty of killing wife

16 years later court finds man guilty of killing wife

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal , Sep 16, 2016: It is reported that a man who had murdered his wife 16 years ago has been convicted and the quantum of punishment will soon be pronounced.

murder Raju alias Raja (50) has murdered his wife and had been absconding for the past 16 years. Raju hails from Coimbatore. He had come to Bantwal along with his brothers to work in a stone quarry. He got married to a woman in his native place but abandoned her after a few years.

He then married Devi (25) and was residing at a rented house in Bantwal. On July 21, 1998 night, in an inebriated condition he picked up a quarrel with his wife and fatally stabbed her with a sword; he was then absconding.

The Bantwal police registered a case and a chargesheet was submitted to the court. He was finally arrested on September 4, 2014 from Tamil Nadu.

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Zever Ali, Kasargod Sat, September-17-2016, 12:50
The criminal;s have to be hanged publicly . The law of the Muslim country have to com into force in India. Only then we can control crimes taking place
Aashith J, Mangaluru Sat, September-17-2016, 12:48
This is the reason why the people turn rebel. He had murdered his wife in 1998 and now the verdict for criminal.
Mohini Iyyer, Udupi Sat, September-17-2016, 12:45
Madiddunnu Maraya. Ninge Jeevavadi alla , gallu vidhisa bekittu.
Manjula Mohan, Bengaluru Fri, September-16-2016, 11:49
In what case are the criminals hanged? Why does the court take so many years to give judgement ?
Mohammed K arif, Bunder Fri, September-16-2016, 11:17
Almost 20 years for judgement ? was he out on bail all these years?
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