A court in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district on Saturday sentenced two men to life imprisonment after convicting them in a case of double murder in 2014.

Mayurbhanj Additional District and Sessions Judge Suresh Chandra Pradhan also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of two convicts Kisun Marandi (60) and Mangal Baskey (30), additional public prosecutor Krushna Chandra Das.

A couple in Harinkhunta village under the Baisinga Police Station limits was killed by the two convicts in July 2014 over land disputes, he said.

Police registered a case of double murder and arrested both the accused.

The judgement was passed based on the statements of 15 witnesses and medical reports, Das said.