Four sentenced to death for Haryana triple murder

Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) A court in Haryana's Bhiwani town Tuesday sentenced four people to death and 10 others to life imprisonment for the murder of a widow and her two teenaged sons two years ago.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Sarita Gupta awarded the death sentence to Shamsher Singh, Dalbir Singh, Hari Singh and Kuldeep.

The quartet were Santosh's relatives from her husband's family.

The victims were found brutally murdered in July 2011 in their house in village Patwan of Bhiwani district, 260 km from here.

Police said they were murdered over share in 18 acres of land. Santosh's husband had died in a road accident in 2000. Her in-laws eyed her share in the land and the murder followed.

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