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2 Youth Get 4-year RI for Murder Bid

Published: 18th December 2014 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th December 2014 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: A Sessions Court here sentenced two youth to four years rigorous imprisonment in a case of attempt to murder on Tuesday.

According to the prosecution, B Saddam Hussein (22) and M Kasilingam (22), residents of Madurai, along with two other minors attacked Sarathkumar (22), a resident of Choolaimedu  with lethal weapons with an intention to kill him on November 24, 2011.

Previous enmity between the family of Nirmal (name changed), one among the minors, and Sarath Kumar’s family, is said to be the cause of the attack.    

Subsequently, police arrested all the four accused. The charges against the two minors were separated from the main case and were tried under Juvenile Act procedures. Saddam Hussein and Kasilingam were charged under sections 341 (wrongful restraint) and 307 (Attempt to murder) of IPC.

On Tuesday, the trial came up for final hearing before the III Additional Session Court. Observing that the prosecution has proved the charges against the accused beyond reasonable doubt, additional Judge A Kayalvizhi convicted the duo and sentenced them to four years of RI.

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