Nuapada: The District and Sessions Court of Odisha’s Nuapada district today awarded life sentence to four persons convicted of murder.
District Sessions Judge Asim Kumar Dalabehera sentenced Chain Singh Majhi, Tejraj Pandey, Ramesh Pandey and Bhagwan Nayak to life imprisonment after convicting them of the murder of one Pitamber Bisoyi of Daniguda village on August 30 in 2013.
The court convicted the accused after examining 19 witnesses.
According to case records, while Pitamber along with two others was returning to his home in Daniguda village at around 10 pm on the night of August 30 in 2013 after buying cattle, they were attacked by Chain Singh, Tejraj, Ramesh, and Bhagwan with sticks on Duguriguda road under Sinapalli police limits.
While Pitamber died on the spot, those accompanying him were critically injured. Following the incident, a case was registered at Sinapalli police station.