UP: Court sentences 4 to life imprisonment for assault with intent to kill case

Gonda: A court here on Thursday sentenced four people to life imprisonment in a 20-year-old case of assault with intent to kill.

Special Judge (SC-ST Act) Nasir Ahmed-III awarded the sentence to Ram Karan, Umashankar Singh, Ashok Singh and Pawan.

On July 18, 2003, Tirath was working on a leased land in Shivpura village in Motiganj area of Gonda district, when they opened fire on him with the intention of killing him, Special Public Prosecutor Krishna Pratap Singh said.

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Tirath was seriously injured in this incident and a woman, named Kalavati, a resident of his village, was also injured.

Singh said that the judge after hearing both parties, convicted all the four and sentenced them to life imprisonment.

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