Madurai

Man gets life sentence for murder

MADURAI

The Madurai district court sentenced a man from Varichiyur to life imprisonment on the charges of assault and murder. The man, Karuppiah Kannan, was charged with hacking Vadamugam to death with a billhook in 2015.

First Additional Sessions Judge M. Thandavan sentenced Karuppiah Kannan to life and imposed a fine of ₹5,000 on him. It was said that the duo had shared previous enmity. On April 29, 2015, following a wordy duel, Karuppiah Kannan hacked Vadamugam to death. After a complaint was filed by Vadamugam’s mother, Karuppayoorani police booked a case of murder.

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Printable version | Feb 22, 2020 6:51:26 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/man-gets-life-sentence-for-murder-madurai/article28692187.ece

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