Wife killer sentenced to life

Wife killer sentenced to life

Shivanna of Bilikere hobli had allegedly set his wife Siddamma afire when the latter didn’t pay heed to his demand for money.  Siddamma had deposited Rs 15,000 in post office and her husband was regularly torturing her to withdraw it. On that ill-fated day, Shivanna picked up a quarrel with his wife causing severe burns on August 4, 2008. Siddamma who was admitted to K R Hospital succumbed to the injuries later. Following her dying declaration, the police had submitted a chargesheet to the court against Shivanna.

The judge also ordered the convict to pay a fine of Rs five thousand and undergo additional imprisonment of one year, if he fails to pay the fine amount in lieu there of. He was also ordered to undergo additional imprisonment of two years, besides imposing a fine of Rs two thousand for torturing his wife, said a release from public prosecutor B Thimmanna Nayak.

7 yrs RI for two
Two convicted of robbery have been sentenced to seven years of rigorous imprisonment by the judge of Third Additional District and Sessions Court P Chandramallegowda.
A release from the public prosecutor B Thimmanna Nayak stated that the accused Rangaswamy and Subramanya had robbed Nagaraj of cash and his belongings in 2005. The then inspector of Vijayanagar police station G N Mohan had submitted a chargesheet to the court. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs one thousand on each and has ordered to undergo additional imprisonment of three months if failed to pay the fine amount in lieu there of.


Girl missing
A four-year-old girl inmate of Bapuji Children’s Home is allegedly missing from September 16. In his complaint to V V Puram police, Nandaprasad, mananger of the Home, has alleged that Bhagya was admitted to the home by Shashirekha on September 14.
She was found missing following day.
She is 3.3 ft tall, dark in complexion, having knowledge of Kannada language, wearing blue frock. Finders if any may contact police on 2418314/ 514, said a release.
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