Thane: Man gets life imprisonment for killing friend

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Thane, Apr 2 (PTI) A 35-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Thane court for killing his friend in Bhiwandi in January, 2017, an official said on Friday.

Principal District and Sessions Judge RM Joshi, in his order on Wednesday, the detailed copy of which was made available on Friday, convicted Doli Ledha Ravidas for murder under section 302 of IPC and also fined him Rs 1,000, said Additional Public Prosecutor Ujjwala Moholkar.

Ravidas killed Vasudev Jageshwar Das, who also hailed from his village in Jharkhand, after a quarrel on January 13, 2017, the APP said.

Das and Ravidas used to stay together along with the former's family for some time and the two fought as the victim believed the accused and his wife were in an illicit relationship, she said. PTI COR BNM BNM