A Jharkhand court docket on Thursday sentenced a suspended RPF constable to loss of life for killing three members of a railway porter’s household, together with a pregnant lady, and injuring two others by opening fireplace on them together with his service revolver after he was denied milk because of an impressive fee.
The incident had taken place on August 17, 2018 within the railway colony in Barkakana police outpost space in Ramgarh district.
The court docket of Additional District Judge-1, Ramgarh, Sheshnath Singh awarded the loss of life sentence to Pawan Kumar Singh for killing railway porter Ashok Ram (55), his spouse Leela Devi (39), pregnant daughter Meena Devi (32), and injuring Ram’s one other daughter Suman Kumari and son Chintu Kumar, public prosecutor R B Rai mentioned.
The court docket described the triple homicide as a ‘rarest of the uncommon’ case and ordered that Singh be hanged until loss of life, Rai mentioned.
The prosecution had pleaded for capital punishment for the constable stating that he was given the revolver for the protection of passengers and railway property however he used it for killing three members of a household, together with a pregnant lady.
In his assertion recorded within the hospital, Chintu Kumar had said that his father ran a milk enterprise other than his railway job and the RPF constable, who lived in the identical colony, was their buyer.
When they refused to supply him with milk because of an impressive fee, the RPF constable opened fireplace on the relations.
Singh was instantly suspended from obligation and was later arrested from his native village in Bihar
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