INDIA: DEATH SENTENCE FOR WOMAN, 3 OTHERS FOR MURDERING 6 OF FAMILY
January 12, 2016: A court in Uttar Pradesh awarded death sentence to four persons, including a woman, accused of murdering six members of their family.
Additional District Judge Sunil Kumar pronounced capital punishment to all the four accused - Mobin, his wife Nazra, uncle Zaikham and his son Shajid, standing counsel P K Sharma said.
Mobin and the others axed his father Mausam Khan, mother Asgari, elder brother Shaukeen, his wife Sanno and their children Samad and Muskan on the night of January 23, 2014.
The accused's relations were not good with his father who was planning to give his property, which included a brick kiln and agriculture land worth crores, to his elder son Shaukeen. (Sources: Press Trust of India, 12/01/2016)