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Man sentenced to death for rape and murder

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8th Additional District and Session Judge V B Suryavanshi sentenced Ramesh alias Rama Laxman Jadhav to death rape and murder of a widow in 2016.

The 31-year-old man Ramesh from Khadaklat village of Chikkodi taluk had raped and then murdered a widow on the pretext of helping her get a house under a government scheme. He had persuaded the widow to accompany him to take her photo which was needed to submit her application.

He brutally beat her to death with a hammer after the victim threatened him of informing about the incident to the police.


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