Buxar: A Buxar court on Friday awarded death sentence to two people in connection with a murder case in 2009.

Convicts have been identified as Narendra Rai alias Pancham Rai and Rajesh Mishra respectively.

The judgment was pronounced by Additional District and Sessions Judge Justice Devnandan Prasad Singh. 0

Earlier on January 4, 2009, both accused had burnt alive Anapurna Devi, when she had resisted them from committing robbery. The accused had then termed the incident as ‘sati pratha'. However, the investigation into the case had revealed that it was a murder.

According to a witness’s statement, after the robbery, Narendra and his friend Rajesh killed Anapurna Devi.

(JPN/Bureau)