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A local court has sentenced a married woman to life imprisonment for murdering her two toddler sons in October 2013 at Ramgarh-Sethan town in Sikar district in order to maintain her extra marital relationship.

In his judgement yesterday, the additional district and session court judge Rajesh Chandra Gupta sentenced Priya, aged about 25 years, to life imprisonment for killing her sons three-year-old Dhruv and one-and-a-half-year-old Aditya by suffocating them with a pillow on October 4, 2013 and burying their bodies.

The incident came to light when Priya’s husband filed an FIR, eight days after the crime was committed.

She was awarded life sentence under section 302 of IPC for the double murder, the judge said.

Priya was having extra-marital affair with one Babulal of Churu while her husband was working in Jalgaon. She killed her two sons to maintain her illicit relationship, the judgement said.posco act

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