Mangaluru: Auto driver sentenced to 3 years RI

Source: DHNS | Published on 20th September 2021, 12:33 PM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru: A man was found guilty of assaulting his wife and was sentenced to three years of rigorous imprisonment and was also slapped a fine of Rs 19,500 by a court in Mangaluru.

The convict is autorickshaw driver Shivakumar from Shakthinagara. Shivakumar had reportedly abused his wife Sakamma and daughter on February 20, 2019. When Sakamma came out of her house, Shivakumar seriously assaulted her using an iron rod.

Inspector Pradeep had filed chargesheet to the court. Judge Madhukar Bhagavat, who heard the argument, convicted Shivakumar. Of the fine amount, the court awarded Rs 19,000 to Sakamma.

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