Odisha man gets life sentence for killing father

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Baleswar, Aug 20:

A court in Odisha’s district headquarters town of Baleswar has sentenced a man to rigorous life imprisonment after convicting him for killing his father.

Courtesy: indiatvnews.com
Courtesy: indiatvnews.com

The punishment was awarded to Maheswar Singh by Additional District Judge Ashok Kumar Panda on Wednesday.

The court pronounced the sentence on the basis of depositions of 11 witnesses and dying declaration of the victim Siba Singh.

According to case records Maheswar had killed his father Siba Singh at Talakahalia village on September 3, 2014 after a quarrel with him.

Following the quarrel, Maheswar attacked his father with an axe causing his death, according to the prosecution.

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