Berhampur: The Additional District Judge (I) court in Berhampur today awarded life imprisonment to 19 persons in 2007 Maheswar Sasmal murder case.
The court convicted 19 persons in killing of Maheswar Sasmal, a resident of Phulta village in Rangeilunda Tehsil of Ganjam District in 2007, out of which one accused has already died.
The life sentence was pronounced based on the statements by 12 witnesses and evidence.
Notably, Sasmal was killed in a group clash in 2007. Total 19 persons were arrested in this connection. They subsequently had walked free on a conditional bail.