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The Times of India
The Times of India
Sandeep Raghavan | TNN

Andhra Pradesh court sentences man, who murdered pregnant wife, to rigorous imprisonment for life

TIRUPATI: A court in Andhra Pradesh's YSR District sentenced a 39-year-old man to rigorous imprisonment for life for murdering his seven-month-old pregnant wife.

According to the Kadapa Police, the convict — identified as Vakkala Syed Hussain of Proddatur — had killed Syed Yasmin (25) on February 22, 2014.

Hussain, who would harass his wife for additional dowry, killed Yasmin using a pestle.

Following a complaint lodged by the victim's father Syed Allabaksh, the Proddatur Police had arrested Hussain.

After he was proved guilty, the second additional district court sentenced him to rigorous imprisonment for life on Thursday.

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