In Kapurthala district Parents and a man was sentenced to seven years in prison by a local court in a three-year-old dowry death case.
Additional Session Judge J S Bhinder, while observing that, “perpetrators of crime against women did not deserve any leniency”, sent Lakhwinder, his mother Kuldip Kaur and father Amarjit Singh to prison and also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 each.
According to the prosecution, Rajwinder Kaur, a native of Bhulath in Kapurthala district, was found dead in her in-law’s house in Salempur village of Tanda on November 22, 2009, exactly two years after her marriage.
Her parents alleged that she was being harassed for dowry since marriage.
Prosecution also said, “A case was registered against Lakhwinder and his parents on the complaint of Rajwinder’s mother.”