Jamshedpur: A local court here on Monday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for killing his maternal uncle at Mango area here.

Additional District and Session Judge (II) R K Choudhury held Sumit Choubey guilty for killing his uncle-cum- businessman Suresh Sharma on April 26, 2009.

Sumit was sentenced life imprisonment under section 302 IPC and slapped a fine of Rs 15,000 and Rs 4000. If he fails to pay the fines he would have to undergo additional six months and two months in jail.