Kendrapara, Nov 21 (LocalWire): The testimony of an eight-year-old boy in the court led to the life imprisonment of a man and his paramour at the district and session court in Kendrapara today.
45-year-old Gobardhan Mallick and his paramour Rasmita Mallick were sentenced to life imprisonment under Section 302 (murder) of IPC for killing Gobardhan’s wife Mina Mallick at Gajarajpur village in the district.
The victim was brutally beaten to death in her house on 10 December 2015 after the deceased objected to the relationship between her husband and Rasmita.
After proper investigation, police arrested both the convicts. The district and session judge Basudev Panda found them guilty of murder after examining 15 witnesses including the eight-year-old son of the victim, was the sole eye witness of the crime, said the public prosecutor of the court, Bhimasen Bhuyan.