Life sentence for murder in Erode

Erode: A fast track court here has sentenced a labourer to life for murdering a woman.

The prosecution case was that 37-year-old Vairavel was having an illicit relationship with his 30-year-old married neighbour.

Vairavel had strangled the woman and smashed her head with a stone on June 22 last year following a quarrel after she demanded that he marry her.

FTC Judge Krishnan delivered the verdict on Wednesday.