Man gets life term for killing employer’s son

October 22nd, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was handed a life term by a city court Wednesday for kidnapping and killing his employer’s nephew in 2003.Additional Sessions Judge R.K.Jain also imposed a fine of Rs.1,000 on Radha Raman after holding him guilty under Section 302 (murder) and 364 A (kidnapping for ransom) of the Indian Penal Code.

The court relied upon the statements of Manak Chand and his wife Raj Rani, who deposed that Raman had telephoned them and demanded Rs.50,000 for their son’s release.

They also testified that they could easily identify Raman’s voice as he worked as a machine operator at their relative and complainant Dal Chand’s factory.

Raman was arrested Oct 19, 2003 after Dal Chand filed a complaint at the Ashok Vihar police station stating that his nephew had missing for five days.

The victim’s burnt body was found in Nand Nagri Oct 21, 2003.

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