Staff Reporter

PUDUCHERRY: A local court on Tuesday sentenced a 45-year-old man to life imprisonment for murdering a woman in Villianur six years ago.

After hearing the arguments of both the prosecution and defence, third Additional District Judge V. Arumugam held Parayavaradan guilty of murdering 32-year-old Varanambal of Nathemedu in Villianur, with whom he was living, in August, 2002, and sentenced him to life imprisonment.