Ludhiana man awarded death sentence for killing cousin, her mother
The court of Additional Sessions Judge Arunvir Vashishtha pronounced the verdict yesterday.
Calling it a "rarest of the rare" crime, the court, in its order, said that the convict, Rishu Grover (30), "be hanged till death" for it.
Man sentenced to death by court in Ludhiana
He was enraged when her marriage got fixed
Rishu had killed Heena Grover and her mother Usha Rani (55) at their residence on the intervening night of May 21 and 22, 2013.
According to the FIR, Rishu and Heena were in a relationship and the accused was infuriated over Heena's marriage getting fixed with someone else.
After committing the crime, he managed to escape with cash and jewelry, as per the FIR.