two are given life sentences in the Dhanbad judge murder case.

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In the Dhanbad judge murder case, 2 are given life sentences.

The bench fined both defendants Rs 20,000 each under IPC Section 302 (murder), in addition to their sentences of imprisonment until death.

An autorickshaw driver and another person were sentenced to life in prison on Saturday in connection with the murder of a Dhanbad court judge last year by a special CBI court in Jharkhand.

On July 28, CBI court Judge Rajnikant Pathak found autorickshaw driver Lakhan Verma and his friend Rahul Verma guilty of killing additional sessions judge Uttam Anand, 49.

On Saturday, the degree of the penalty was announced.

The bench fined both defendants Rs 20,000 each under IPC Section 302 (murder), in addition to their sentences of imprisonment until death.

In accordance with IPC Section 201 (causing the disappearance of evidence of an offense, giving false information to protect the offender), the CBI judge also handed down a seven-year prison term and a Rs. 10,000 fine to the pair.

They will both be spoken simultaneously.

On July 28 of last year, around 5.30 in the morning, Anand was out for a morning jog when he was struck by a heavy autorickshaw at Randhir Verma Chowk near the district court.

The same day he passed away.

According to CBI counsel Amit Jindal, killing a judge is among the most extreme crimes, and both men should be executed.

Additionally, he claimed that they intended to commit the crime.

According to defense attorney Kumar Bimelendu, the CBI “concocted the murder theory” and the judge’s death was an accident.

In a higher court, the verdict will be contested.

The murder trial got under way in February.

58 witnesses testified in court, and their statements were recorded.

The judge was running on one side of a reasonably wide road at Randhir Verma Chowk in Dhanbad when the three-wheeler veered towards him, struck him from behind, and fled the scene, according to CCTV footage.

An SIT was initially established to look into the situation, but the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was later given the case by the Jharkhand government.

(The staff at Nokia News have not edited this story; it was generated automatically from a syndicated feed.)

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