B.M. Raju, Additional District and Sessions Judge, Bellary, has sentenced Shasbir, resident of Bellary, to seven years in jail and slapped a fine of Rs. 5,000 for murdering his wife Ruksana. A petty quarrel between the couple had culminated in Shasbir setting his wife on fire on September 28, 2011, who died of burns in the Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences on October 21, 2011. Cowl Bazar police had filed the charge sheet. — Staff Correspondent

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