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.