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Judge convicts lifer for six persons in Kona Krishna Kumari's lockup death case
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Judge convicts lifer for six persons in Kona Krishna Kumari's lockup death case

Four women gets life sentence

Vijayawada, August 17, 2007

After a lapse of six years of legal battle in the case of Kona Krishna Kumari's lock up death case, the Mahila Sessions Judge V Appa Rao on Friday convicted six persons including four women to life sentence.

The Judge after thorough examination of the case pronounced the judgment. The judge convicted the then Sub Inspector of Police Mahila police station R Jyoti and one head constable and two constables along with two municipal drivers were convicted while the seventh one was acquitted. The natives are under the check of Kuja in the second house, ardhastama Sani, astama Guru causes dosha. According to prosecution, Kona Krishna Kumari was brought to the Mahila Police station on May 5, 1999 on the basis of a complaint by municipal drive G Venkateswara Rao at Payakapuram police station stating that his daughter Gowri had gone missing and he suspected the hand of Krishna Kumari. The next day the police said that she committed suicide by hanging herself to a ventilator.

Meanwhile, various people's organizations expressed doubts over her death and protested that it is a clear case of custodial death. The State Government paid a compensation of Rs.1.5 lakh to the daughter of the deceased and also appointed a Rangarajan Commission to inquire into the incident and the Commission submitted the report to the Assembly in December 1999. The judge of the Mahila Sessions court on Friday pronounced the judgment.

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