Murder Accused Awarded Lifer In 5-Year-Old Case In Jajpur

Jajpur: A man, Sanjay Pani accused of murdering one Ashok Ojha in Kuakhia was awarded life imprisonment by the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge here today.

The case dates back to January 17, 2016, when Pani attacked and murdered Ojha over a past rivalry. After hearing the testimony of 16 witnesses in this case, the Court pronounced the life sentence.

The act was committed in Khairabad village in Kuakhia five years back. Pani has also been fined Rs 50,000, the Government Advocate, Prasad Nayak said.

Prasad Nayak, Govt Advocate, Jajpur