5 men awarded lifer by UP court for murdering man in 2015

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Bahraich, 29 July: A court here sentenced five men to life in prison in an eight-year-old murder case on Saturday, according to a court official.

According to District Government Advocate (Criminal) Munnu Lal Mishra, Additional Sessions Judge (4th) Anand Shukla pronounced the verdict on Friday in the murder that occurred in 2015 in the Visheshwarganj region.

Arvind Kumar Yadav, a resident of Ahiran Purva, filed a police complaint on June 7, 2015, alleging five persons of murdering his father Anokhi Lal. The victim and the accused were related and had a long history of animosity.

Anokhi Lal had been suspected of murdering a member of the accused side around two years before the murder. Mishra stated that the case is still pending in court.