UP: Woman, two others sentenced to life imprisonment for killing child

Updated: Nov 25 2022 5:42PM

Shahjahanpur (UP), Nov 25 (PTI) A local court here on Friday sentenced three accused, including a woman, to life imprisonment for killing a child and drinking his blood on the advice of an occultist so that she can conceive.

Additional Sessions Judge Ehsan Hussain also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on each of the accused Dhan Devi and her two accomplices Sunil and Surat.

Devi is lodged in jail since the killing of the 10-year-old child around five years ago, Assistant District government Advocate Vinod Shukla said.