Domestic help gets life term for killing woman, sonJuly 28th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A city court Monday awarded life imprisonment to a man who had brutally murdered a woman and her son in 2004 and looted their house of jewellery and other valuables. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Sharma sentenced Neeraj to a life term for killing Bindu Tiwari and her five-year-old son Om in their East Delhi residence on April 22, 2004. Neeraj used to work as a domestic help in their house earlier.
While Bindu was killed with a sharp-edged weapon, her son was strangulated with the wire of a mobile-charger and his body was dumped in a cupboard.
Some jewellery and other valuables were missing from the house after the double murder.
During the investigation, some neighbours told Delhi Police that they had seen Neeraj near the house before the killings.
On interrogation, Neeraj confessed to thehis crime and said he had committed the murders for money.