Ranchi court awards life imprisonment to ex-ADM and son in dowry death case

Ranchi: A former ADM and his son have been awarded life imprisonment in a dowry death case by the Ranchi Civil Court. Ex-ADM Ahmed Hussain and his son Andlib Ahmed both residents of Rahmat Colony in Doranda, were given life sentences by additional judicial commissioner Dinesh Rai’s court on Tuesday in a case involving dowry murder.

Additionally, the court has also imposed a fine Rs 50,000 on both of them. For failing to pay the fine, the father and son will each serve an additional year in jail the court said in its judgment.

Earlier on August 8, the court found both of them guilty. Both were charged with murdering Shaista Hasmat for dowry. Shaista Hasmat and Aftab Ahmed, the son of ADM, were wed on December 27, 2015, according to the woman’s father, who had earlier reported the incident at the Doranda police station.

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