By Lalit Garg There have been discussions in India about the minimum age to marry these days. So far in our law, the minimum age is 21 for boys and 18 for girls for marriage. According to Child Marriage Prevention Act 2006, marriage at an early age is illegal, for which there is a provision […]
Jamshedpur : A local court has sentenced a brother-sister to life imprisonment for killing their sister-in law in Zakirnagar here in 2012.
The court of Additional District Judge II D N Tiwary convicted Aamir Mallik and Gudia, the brother-in-law and sister-in-law of the victim Shabana Parveen and sentenced them to life term. It also announced a fine of Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 on Mallik and Gudia respectively.
The 28-year-old woman Shabana Parveen was set on fire by her in-laws at Zakirnagar in Mango. The victim, wife of Anwar Mallick, was admitted to the Tata Main Hospital’s burn care unit, where she succumbed to injuries.
Officer-in-charge of Azadnagar police station, Deepak Kumar had confirmed about the incident and that her parents had lodged a complaint that the woman was burnt by her in-laws.