Wife killer gets lifer

Balasore: A man was sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by the Balasore district sessions judge for killing his wife. Judge S K Patnaik pronounced the sentence on Friday while convicting Sukuru Ram (41) of Pathuria village for killing his wife Lulu Ram (35), a mother of four children, on September 9, 2010 following a domestic quarrel.

The younger brother of the convict had lodged a complain with Basta police station about the murder incident.The police after carrying out inquest had seized the weapon used in the offence.