The district court on Thursday sentenced a BSNL employee to two years of imprisonment for harassing his wife and abetting her suicide. Principal District and Sessions judge Shashikala Urankar also slapped a fine of Rs. 10,000 on Kallappa, the accused.
His wife, Hemalata Bichchappa, hanged herself after being harassed for dowry in December 2011. Circle Inspector Basavaraj Teli and sub-inspector Srinivas Allapur investigated the case, said a release. — Special Correspondent