Staff Reporter

ERODE: Erode Fast Track Court has sentenced a farmer to undergo life imprisonment for murdering a woman. Judge G. Manjula found farmer Palanisamy, 36, of Semur village in Arachalur police station limits guilty of murdering Valarmathi, 35, wife of Mani of the same village.

The prosecution case was that Palanisamy, with an eye on Valarmathi’s jewellery, strangulated her with mangal sutra (thali) and decamped with jewellery weighing 14.5 sovereigns, worth about Rs. 1 lakh.

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