KARIMANAGAR : A 45-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for life by the Third Additional Sessions Court for murder.

Judge M Krishna Murthy convicted Anumandla Chinna Bhumaiah of murdering Anumandla Chinna Bhumaiah (65) over a land dispute.

According to the prosecution, Bhumaiah beat the victim to death with a stick in Jangapalli village, Karimnagar district, in 2019.

On a complaint from the son of the deceased, a case of murder was registered.

The judge, after examining 11 witnesses, sentenced the assailant to life imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 1,000 on him. (PTI)

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