Bengaluru: A man was given a life term in prison by a Bengaluru Sessions Court for killing his wife who died from his acid assault.
As per a report from the news agency PTI, the accused husband doubted his wife’s loyalty towards him because she was so beautiful. Therefore, the husband poured acid on her.
Manjula, the victim, succumbed to her injuries on September 29 in 2017 which is after two months of the attack. The couple got marred in 1996.
A case was filed in the Kempegowda Nagar police station.
Chennegowda was convicted of murder, an acid attack, and abusing his wife by XXXXVI City Civil and Sessions Judge Manjunath.
He received a life sentence for the murder, ten years for the acid attack, and two years for the cruelty.