The Principal District-cum-Session Court Judge V. Balasundara Kumar awarded six-year rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.6,000 on a person in a murder case here on Thursday. The convict is S. Rangasamy (45) of Kurumbapatti.

According to prosecution, P. Rajammal (40) of Balasamudram in Palani block was murdered in December 2012. The police arrested S. Rangasamy, who reportedly lived together with Rajammal after the death of her husband, on the charges of murdering her and produced him before the court.

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