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2 get 7 yrs in jail for killing a vendor

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Published : Apr 2, 2018, 1:08 am IST
Updated : Apr 2, 2018, 1:08 am IST

The court reduced their sentence from life imprisonment awarded to them by a trial court which had convicted them for the offence of murder.

Delhi High Court. (Photo: PTI)
 Delhi High Court. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: The Delhi high court has sentenced two persons to seven years in jail for killing a street vendor by hitting him with a gas cylinder after he asked them to pay for a plate of momos. The court reduced their sentence from life imprisonment awarded to them by a trial court which had convicted them for the offence of murder.  

The court reduced the jail term after modifying their conviction for offence of murder to causing death of a person without any intention. A two-judge bench of justice S. Muralidhar and justice I.S. Mehta their conduct in the jail was found to be satisfactory. The court, however, maintained that the conviction of the Najafgarh residents, Dharmendra and Jitender, for the offence of attempt to murder.

 

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