Woman Lawyer's Killer Gets Life Imprisonment

Published: 07th July 2014 03:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2014 03:21 PM   |  A+A-


MUMBAI: A Mumbai court Monday awarded life sentence to a watchman earlier convicted of murdering and molesting a woman lawyer, Pallavi Purkayastha.

Sajjad A. Pathan alias Mogal, 23, worked at the Himalayan Heights apartments when he stabbed to death the 25-year-old woman Aug 9, 2012. The victim was the daughter of a senior bureaucrat couple.

Last week, Sessions Judge Vrushali Joshi pronounced Mogal guilty and said "a case of murder, molestation and criminal trespass has been proved" against him.

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