2 sentenced to Life Imprisonment in dowry case

Ballia (UP): Two persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here in a three-year-old dowry death case.

On November 2, 2008, Tamanna Bano was killed over dowry by her husband Nairun Sheikh, brother-in-law Ahsan Sheikh and mother-in-law Rizwana in Chitauni village in Maniyar area, prosecution sources said.

On the basis of evidences, Sessions Judge Radhey Shyam Singh held Ahsan and Rizwana guilty, whereas Nairun was acquitted for lack of evidence.

The court also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on each of the accused.