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Hyderabad Aug 22 (PMI): The Husband got life imprisonment for killing his wife for demanding additional dowry. According to the press Note of PRO Rachakonda one Sri. Samala Rajaratnam S/o Kistaiah, Aged 47 years, Occ: Agriculture, R/o Baswapuram Village of Bhongir Mandal lodge a complaint stated that he performed the marriage of his daughter/deceased Navya @ Jyothi with accused Ghanapuram Shiva kumar S/o Chendramouli, aged 30 years, R/o Challur Village, Rajapet about Four years back and gave 5 Lakh rupees cash, 10 Tulas Gold and other articles.

The above said accused Ghanapuram Shiva kumar S/o Chendramouli, after 6 Months of the marriage started harassing the deceased Navya mentally and physically for additional dowry and demanded a motor cycle, for which the complainant with great difficulty provided the same and requested the accused not to harass his daughter Navya. But the accused Shiva kumar did not heed his words and continued to harass his wife and again demanded additional dowry on knowing that the complainant is about to receive compensation from government due to submerged agricultural lands in Prana Hitha Chevella 16th stage package project. The complainant with the help of other villagers held panchyath twice and requested the accused not to harass his daughter and assured that he will provide the amount soon after the receipt of the amount from the Government. Inspite of the mediations the accused did not change his attitude and continued to harass the deceased. In another instance the accused Shiva kumar demanded to provide 1 Lakh Rupees as additional dowry in order to pay for the allotment of flat in Rajiv Gruha Kalpa and threatened that he will continue harassment on the deceased until he receives 1 Lakh rupees. On 06-01-2015 at about 0600 hours the accused Shiva kumar with an intention to kill his wife, he strangulated her wife’s neck to death and poured kerosene on her body and to screen the murder he set ablaze and created the scene as the deceased committed suicide on her own.

Basing of the complaint of disease’s father on 06th January 2015 at 0800 Hrs Rajapet Police Station a case was registered at Rajapet PS, CR. NO. 01/2015 U/S 302, 304(B), 201 IPC & Sec 3 and 4 of D.P ACT during the course of investigation, the IO. Sri. S. Mohan Reddy SDPO, Bhongir arrested the accused and remanded him to judicial custody. On completion of investigation the IO filed the charge sheet. During the trail today i.e., on 22nd August 2022 the Hon’ble Principal District and Sessions Judge Bhongir Sri. V. Bala Bhaskara Rao convicted the accused Ghanapuram Shiva Kumar, S/o  Chandramouli, Aged 30 Years,  Occ: Cloth Business R/o Challur (v) Rajapet (M) Yadadri Dist to undergo Life imprisonment conviction and imposed fine of Rs 3,000/-.

In this case the IO. Sri. S. Mohan Reddy SDPO, Bhongir, CDO Sri. G.Srinu of Rajapet PS, Addl PP. Sri Jameel have attended on behalf of prosecution.

          CP Rachakonda Sri. Mahesh M Bhagwat IPS., and Addl. CP Rachakonda Sri G. Sudheer Babu IPS., appreciated the IO, CDO, Court Liaison Officer Srinivas, Addl. PP, SHO Rajapet Sri. G.Srinivas Reddy, ACP Yadadri Sri. K. Narsimha Reddy, DCP Bhongir, Sri. K.Narayana Reddy, IPS for their efforts in getting the Life imprisonment conviction to the accused and announced rewards to them. (pressmediaofindia)

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