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Eight family members get life imprisonment for man's murder in Uttar Pradesh


BANDA: A local court here sentenced to life imprisonment eight family members of a man for beating him to death five years ago, a government advocate said on Tuesday.

In its order pronounced on Monday, the court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each convict, he said.

"After hearing the arguments of both sides in the murder case of Heeralal Yadav (40), the court of additional district and sessions judge awarded life imprisonment to his family members Jhammam Yadav, Vishwanath, Ramsanjeevan, Rambharosa, Rampratap, Chhota Yadav, Daau Yadav and Shivmohan," said Ashutosh Mishra, assistant government advocate of Banda district.

"The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on each of them," he said. Heeralal was attacked by his family members with sticks on July 27, 2015. They were angry with him over the visit of a woman to their house, Mishra said.

The victim succumbed to his injuries during treatment, he said.