Muzaffarnagar, Feb 20 (PTI) A local court here convicted a man of murdering a milk vendor and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Also Read - Farmers Defy Govt Order, Section 144; Hold Kisan Mahapanchayat in West UP's Shamli

Additional District Sessions Judge Gaurav Shrivastava also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on accused Munendra after holding him guilty under Section 302 of IPC here last evening. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus Suspect Commits Suicide by Jumping Off Building in Shamli

The court directed the accused to pay half the amount of the fine to the family of the deceased. Also Read - ‘Shravan Kumar of Kalyug': 4 Brothers Carry Their Parents in Palanquins, Walk 130 Kilometres For Kanwar Yatra

According to prosecution lawyer Jitender Tyagi, milk vendor Anwer was shot dead by the accused during an argument that followed his refusal to supply milk to a shop in Dang Rol village in Shamli district on October 4, 2009.

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