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Army lance naik gets life term for killing wife


PUNE: A classes court right here has convicted and sentenced an army lance naik to existence imprisonment for strangling his wife to demise at their residential block at the Ghorpadi Lines on February 20, 2012.

Lance Naik Gangadatt Liladhar Tiwari (39) had to begin with claimed that his wife Rashmi committed suicide. However, her submit mortem file printed asphyxia as the cause of demise, which led to the police registering a case of murder.

Additional public prosecutor Leena Pathak instructed TOI, “Tiwari’s behavior was once suspicious as he first referred to as a personal doctor to check out his wife in spite of getting access to the military’s medical products and services. When the doctor suggested him to immediately rush her to a health facility as she looked as if it would have gave up the ghost, he left the home leaving at the back of his three-year-old son. Later, he made a call from Mumbai to his neighbour, an army naik, that he received’t go back quickly as his wife had committed suicide.”

Pathak stated, “Tiwari’s behavior following his wife’s demise, the circumstantial evidence, the damage marks on his neck that urged resistance by means of the sufferer, and accidents established within the post-mortem file proved crucial within the conviction of the accused.”

Additional classes pass judgement on R V Adone noticed in her ruling, “The intention of the accused can also be collected from the evidence on record that the accused strangulated his wife of their house and left the home by means of leaving their small child of 3 years. He made an try to display that it was once a case of putting. He gave false data to the police and doctor. It is printed that because of differences, quarrel between them, he did the act.”

The court took under consideration the truth that Tiwari were serving within the army, he had no prison antecedents and that his son and elderly folks are depending on him.

Besides, the case didn't fall within the definition of the rarest of rare instances to attract the capital punishment.


Tiwari, who were out of jail on bail, was once taken into custody and sent to the Yerawada central jail quickly after pass judgement on Adone pronounced the judgment and sentence. “A file has been sent to the military unit where he were posted at the time of the incident,” Pathak stated.


In his defence, Tiwari had maintained that he was once in the bathroom when his wife committed suicide of their bedroom and he had to break into the room to realize what had happened.


However, the lance naik discovered it tough to establish sooner than the police investigators the circumstances and his behaviour of leaving his son in the home and informing his neighbour in regards to the incident.




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