Six persons, including four brothers, were sentenced for life by a court here for murdering a man in the district nearly two years ago.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Hisar, Purushotam Dass yesterday awarded life imprisonment to Kuldeep, Dholia, Madan and Sunder (all brothers) and Himmat Singh and Shamsher, all residents of village Mangali after finding them guilty of murdering Nafe Singh over a dispute.
The convicts were also asked to pay a fine of Rs 51,000 each.
The court also awarded one year imprisonment and a fine of Rs 500 under Section 148 (rioting) and one month imprisonment and fine of Rs 500 under section 341 (wrongfully confining any person) of IPC to them. All sentences will run concurrently.
60-year-old Nafe Singh was assaulted with iron rods and died in a hospital on December 17, 2013.
Two persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by acourt here for murdering a taxi driver last year and fleeing with his vehicle.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Basrrudin held Naresh and Praveen, both residents of village Kirara here, guilty of the murder of taxi driver Surender of Niyoli Kalan.
It slapped a fine of Rs.1 25 lakh on them and directed that 95 per cent of the amount would be paid as financial assistance to the victim’s family.
According to prosecution, the two hired a taxi of Surender from Old Government College ground Hisar for Barwala on March 5, 2014. On the way, they killed Surender and dumped his body in a field in Niana village before fleeing with the taxi.
Later, Naresh and Praveen were arrested on the basis of call details.
During interrogation, both had confessed to committing the crime.
After hearing arguments from both sides, the court found both guilty and awarded them life imprisonment.
Two minors were also allegedly involved in the murder and their case is pending in juvenile court here.
In another decision, Additional District and Sessions Judge S K Sharma sentenced Vijay alias Gappa of Juglan village and Vijay alias Kala of Khanda Kheri village to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of Sukhbir.
The court also slapped a fine of Rs 30,000 on Gappa and Rs 25,000 Kala. They would have to undergo imprisonment for one year each if they fail to pay the fine.
According to prosecution, Gappa called Sukhbir from his house and took him away in his vehicle. It was alleged that Kala was also present in the vehicle.
Sukhbir was shot dead on October 24, 2012 and his body was thrown in Baddopatti canal.
The police recovered the body after a few days.
Folowing a complaint, a case was registered in Barwala Police Station.
Five members of a family have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for murdering three brothers in Tibba Danasher locality here in 2011.
The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge S K Sharma convicted a father and his four sons to life imprisonment.
In the judgement delivered on Saturday, the court held Bhagwan Swarup Soni, his four sons Pawan Kumar, Chetan, Manmohan and Shelender guilty of murdering three brothers Mohan Lal, Pradeep alias Dholu and Joginder alias Pingga.
Besides, all the accused were ordered to pay a fine of Rs 25,000 each and in case of default of payment of fine, they would further undergo imprisonment for six months, the court held.
The court also awarded two years imprisonment to Pawan and Chetan under the Arms Act after finding them guilty in this case and imposed a fine of Rs 5000 each. The sentence will run concurrently.
According to the prosecution, Mohan Lal had gone to the shop of Chetan for recharging his mobile for Rs 50. As the mobile was not recharged, he again went to the shop where a dispute took place.
It was alleged that Chetan and his brother Pawan along with others fired at Mohan and Pradeep killing them on the spot.
Later the assailants went to the house of deceased and started beating another brother Joginder and killed him outside the house.
Police had registered a case under section 302 (murder) and Arms Act against the accused on a complaint of Tek Chand, uncle of the deceased.