Staff Reporter

Krishnagiri: The Principal Additional District Sessions Judge Madivanan on Wednesday convicted Markandeyan (30) and sentenced him to life imprisonment for murdering his son.

According to prosecution the accused Markandeyan of Mathur reportedly strangled his one-year-old son to death on December 25, 2001 following a family dispute.

Fine imposed

The Judge sentenced Markandeyan to life and slapped a fine of Rs.2, 000.

PDS kerosene seized

Over 130 litre of kerosene worth Rs.1, 900 meant for supply under the Public Distribution System were seized from a house on Thursday.

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