Ghazipur: Three members of a family were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here for murdering a woman for dowry.

Additional Sessions Judge Anupati Ram Yadav also imposed a penalty of Rs 15,000 each on the three convicts.

Chanda was set ablaze by her husband Ritesh, father-in-law Awadhesh Kumar Rai and mother-in-law Usha Devi allegedly for dowry in Sherpur Kalan village in December 2010.

Chanda's father Vijay Prakash Thakur had lodged an FIR against Ritesh and his parents in this connection.

(Agencies)