TAMIL NADU

Life term for killing son

Staff Reporter

NAMAKKAL: A Namakkal Fast Track Court on Thursday awarded life sentence to a woman for killing her son.

According to the prosecution, Susheela (26), a resident of Moolapalayam in Erode district threw her one-year-old son Arunkumar into the Cauvery river. She attempted suicide by jumping into the river along with her elder son. However, passers-by saved them. Judge V.P. Chinnappa, awarded the sentence.

In another case, Rangasamy, a resident of N. Pudukottai, was awarded life sentence for murdering Rathinam, wife of his brother following a family dispute.

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