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Jigisha murder case: 2 convicts get death sentence, one awarded life imprisonment

The Three Men Are Convicted For Murdering And Robbing IT Executive Jigisha Ghosh Here In 2009 On Monday, With The Delhi Police Seeking Death Penalty For Them Saying They Killed Her For Pleasure And Showed No Remorse.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nivedita R | Updated on: 22 Aug 2016, 12:29:25 PM
2 convicts get death sentence, one sentenced to life imprisonment in Jigisha Ghosh murder case

New Delhi :

Delhi’s Saket court today pronounced the quantum of sentence for the three convicted in the Jigisha Ghosh murder case, news agency reported. Two out of three convicts are awarded death sentence and one convict is sentenced to life imprisonment.

The three men are convicted for murdering and robbing IT executive Jigisha Ghosh here in 2009 on Monday, with the Delhi Police seeking death penalty for them saying they killed her for "pleasure" and showed no remorse. 

Jigisha, an operations manager at Hewitt Associates Pvt Ltd in Noida, had been abducted on March 18, 2009, after she was dropped by her office cab at 4 am in south Delhi’s Vasant Vihar. A day later, her body was found near Surajkund in Faridabad, police had said. 

Besides, in July this year, the trio was held guilty of charges pertaining to destruction of evidence, forgery, robbery and common intention under the Indian Penal Code.

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First Published : 22 Aug 2016, 12:02:00 PM

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