Four men were found guilty and three women acquitted by the court

Four of a TN girls family get life for killing youth who fell in love with her
news Crime Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 13:53

A father-son duo and two others of the same family have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for murdering a young man nearly two years ago, an incident which had sent shockwaves in the district.

While seven members of the family including three womenwere charged for offences including murder, four men were found guilty and three women acquitted by the court.

65-year-old K Ellappan, his son E Sethu alias Prakash (22), the former's brother K Ramdoss and brother-in-law M Kuppan were convicted for murder.

They were sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering D Kesavan, a 27-year old man in Vairapuram Colony at Vellimedupettai on July 7, 2014 which sent shock waves in Villupuram District.

Kesavan was in love with Ellappan's daughter and he had spent money for the girl's family which included expenditure towards construction of a house.

However, when he learnt that Ellappan's family were trying to get Nagammal married off to another person, he went to her house and protested the move along with his brother D Elumalai.

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