PATHANAMTHITA: A middle-aged couple, Somarajan (45) and Thankamma (42) of Kripalayam at Peringanad, near Adoor, who were the accused in a double-murder case, have been sentenced for life imprisonment, besides a fine of Rs.25,000 each, by Additional Sessions Judge (Fast track) Emmanuel P. Kolady on Friday.

The two accused were facing trial in connection with the murder of two women, Thualsibhai and Vijayamma of Peringanad Malamekkara, near Adoor, on July 24, 2001. — Staff Reporter

More In: KERALA | NATIONAL