Delhi HC sentences guy to lifestyles imprisonment for stabbing spouse 21 instances

Through: PTI | New Delhi |
Printed: February 11, 2018 2:25 pm

The person stabbed his spouse following a quarrel.

A person has been sentenced to lifestyles imprisonment by means of the Delhi Top Court docket for brutally stabbing his spouse to demise 21 instances with a peeler knife six years in the past. The court docket famous that the attack at the girl’s head was once “so brutal” that it led to fracture of underlying cranium bone.

A bench of justices Sunil Gaur and Prathiba M Singh brushed aside the attraction of Devender Dass announcing it was once with none substance and upheld his conviction and sentence of lifestyles imprisonment by means of the trial court docket.

The person had murdered his spouse at the intervening evening of October 31 and November 1, 2012 by means of stabbing her 21 instances with a peeler knife and hitting with a brick. He dedicated the crime following a quarrel together with his spouse. The bench mentioned the person had acted in a “merciless method” in brutally assaulting his spouse with none provocation.

“It’s slightly obtrusive that Dass had brutally assaulted his spouse. So, in our opinion, within the quick case, it can’t be mentioned that the offence dedicated by means of Dass is ‘culpable murder now not amounting to homicide’. This is a case of brutal homicide,” it mentioned. Dass had claimed that he was once falsely implicated on this case. The incident had come to mild when the person’s landlord knowledgeable the police.

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